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Activity Dates: 06/12/2014 - 04/29/2017

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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

This session is intended to give the audience a primer on gambling addiction. The presentation will focus on reviewing several aspects of gambling addiction including epidemiology and pathophysiology of gambling addiction and the DSM-5 criteria of gambling addiction. The presentation will also focus reviewing both the nonpharmacologic and pharmacological treatments of gambling disorders. The presentation will incorporate audience participation and response throughout the presentation. Gambling disorders present in a variety of treatment settings, especially in inpatient psychiatric hospitals and substance abuse treatment centers, highlighting the need for pharmacists to become familiar with this disabling but, often hidden, addictive disorder.

Course Requirements

You will proceed through the following steps to satisfactorily complete this course:

  • Review the full content of the activity and reflect upon its teachings.
  • Complete the post-test at the end of the activity no later than the closing activity date. (login first)
  • Complete the evaluation at the end of the activity. (login first)
  • If necessary, complete the post-test retest no later than the closing activity date. (login first)
  • Receive a passing grade (70%).
  • Provide the necessary details in your profile to ensure correct reporting by CPNP to CPE Monitor. (login first)

This course is provided online at cpnp.org and consists of the speaker audio and slides. A PDF file of the slides is also provided and access is available to participants indefinitely although ACPE credit is available only through the course expiration date.

Participants in this course must complete an examination and achieve a score of 70% or greater. Successful completion of the course also requires the completion of a course evaluation. ACPE statements of credit can be retrieved by participants online at cpnp.org immediately upon successful completion of the course.

Faculty Information and Disclosures

Learning Objectives

 



  1. Assess the current understanding of pathological or compulsive gambling.


  2. Review DSM5 criteria of compulsive gambling.


  3. Discuss epidemiology and pathophysiology behind compulsive gambling.


  4. Review available evidence regarding pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment options for compulsive gambling.


 

Continuing Education Credit and Disclosures

Activity Dates: 06/12/2014 - 04/29/2017
ACPE Contact Hours: 1.0
ACPE Number: 0284-0000-14-022-H01-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 hours (0.10 CEUs) of knowledge-based continuing education credit. The ACPE universal program number assigned to this course is 0284-0000-14-022-H01-P (1.0 contact hours).