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Session Time and Location

Date: Friday, 04/23/2021

Time: 10:15 AM (view in the schedule)

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

As bariatric surgery rates increase, the clinical pharmacist is increasingly likely to encounter patients who require medication management post-surgery. Depending on the type of surgery performed, there can be absorption issues involving both vitamin/nutritional management and medication dosage formulations. This presentation will discuss contemporary bariatric surgical procedures and clinical implications. Participants will learn evidence-based recommendations pertinent to psychotropic medication management.

Course Requirements

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

Upon successful completion, ACPE credit is reported within 24 hours to CPE Monitor although transcripts can be retrieved by participants online in their ACPE Transcript.

Faculty Information and Disclosures

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe various bariatric surgery procedures and their potential impact on drug pharmacokinetics.
  2. Examine current literature on psychotropic medication disposition post bariatric surgery.
  3. Define appropriate monitoring strategies to manage potential psychotropic medication changes post bariatric surgery.
  4. Provide suggestions for therapeutic alternatives when clinically appropriate and available.

Continuing Education Credit and Disclosures

Activity Date: 04/23/2021
ACPE Contact Hours: 1
ACPE Number: 0284-0000-21-017-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.