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Activity Date: 04/19/2016

Target Audience

This course is designed for pharmacists, nurse practitioners or other healthcare professionals involved in the comprehensive medication management of psychiatric and/or neurological patients.

Session Summary

Numerous questions remain unanswered and there is much debate regarding the utility of pharmacogenetic (PG) testing in clinical practice. In this session, an introduction to pharmacogenomics will be presented to the attendees. In particular, the benefits and limitations of pharmacogenomics in psychiatry and neurology will be discussed. Additionally, resources will be identified to assist pharmacists with implementing pharmacogenomics into patient care.

Course Requirements

To receive ACPE credit for the live session at the Annual Meeting, you must:

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  • Attend and participate in the entire session and reflect upon its teachings.
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  • Provide the necessary details in your profile to ensure correct reporting by CPNP to CPE Monitor. (sign in first)

This course will be provided at the CPNP 2016 Annual Meeting, April 17-20, 2016. Upon successful completion, ACPE credit is reported immediately to CPE Monitor although transcripts can be retrieved by participants online at

Faculty Information and Disclosures

Jeffrey Bishop, PharmD, MS, BCPP

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Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the principles of pharmacogenomics.
  2. Identify resources that can assist with the integration of pharmacogenomics into clinical practice.
  3. Discuss the benefits and limitations of pharmacogenomics in psychiatric and neurologic care.

Continuing Education Credit and Disclosures

Activity Date: 04/19/2016
ACPE Contact Hours: 1.0
ACPE Number: 0284-0000-16-014-L04-P (Knowledge)
Nursing Credit Reminder: Note that ACPE credit is accepted for certification renewal.

ACPEThe College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This self-study course provides 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs) of knowledge-based continuing education credit from CPNP approved programming. The ACPE universal program number assigned to this course is 0284-0000-16-014-L04-P (1.0 contact hours).