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Activity Date: 04/09/2019

Target Audience

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

Session Summary

Many patients experience cognitive decline after stroke, and over one-third of stroke survivors will develop depression. Cognitive impairment and depression after stroke each increase the risk of disability, worsen stroke survivors' quality of life, and negatively impact medication adherence. The clinical pharmacist can play a vital role in evaluating and treating the growing population of stroke survivors many of whom have cognitive impairment and/or depression. This session will teach concepts to improve clinical pharmacists' care of stroke survivors with cognitive impairment and/or depression.

Course Requirements

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

  • Attend and participate in the entire session and reflect upon its teachings.
  • Complete the evaluation and the self-assessment questions at the end of the activity. (login first)
  • Provide the necessary details in your profile to ensure correct reporting by CPNP to CPE Monitor. (login first)

This course will be provided at the CPNP 2019 Annual Meeting, April 7-10, 2019. Upon successful completion, ACPE credit is reported immediately to CPE Monitor although transcripts can be retrieved by participants online at http://cpnp.org/mycpnp/transcript/acpe.

Faculty Information and Disclosures

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain why cognitive impairment and depression after stroke are important for the patient, the caregiver(s), and the health care system.
  2. Recall how to evaluate patients at high risk of cognitive impairment or depression after stroke.
  3. Demonstrate how to appraise the evidence for treating patients with cognitive impairment and depression after stroke.
  4. Describe how to treat patients with cognitive impairment and depression after stroke.

Continuing Education Credit and Disclosures

Activity Date: 04/09/2019
ACPE Contact Hours: 1.0
ACPE Number: 0284-0000-19-029-L01-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 course provides 1.0 contact hour of knowledge-based continuing education credit from CPNP approved programming.