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Activity Dates: 05/16/2019 - 04/08/2022

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

The discussion of sexual dysfunction can be a difficult topic for patients to discuss with their providers, and the diagnoses of sexual disorders and treatment options continue to evolve. After attending this presentation, participants will have a greater understanding of the spectrum of sexual dysfunction among men and women, feel comfortable initiating routine discussion of sexual function/dysfunction with patients, and gain confidence in making recommendations for changes in pharmacotherapy options tailored to the individual/sexual problem and supporting patient initiation of conversations with their prescriber.

Course Requirements

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

  • Sign in (or create a FREE account).
  • Register for this course. (sign in first)
  • 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. (sign in first)
  • Complete the evaluation at the end of the activity. (sign in first)
  • If necessary, complete the post-test retest no later than the closing activity date. (sign in first)
  • Receive a passing grade (70%).
  • Provide the necessary details in your profile to ensure correct reporting by CPNP to CPE Monitor. (sign in first)

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. Upon successful completion, ACPE credit is reported immediately to CPE Monitor although transcripts can be retrieved by participants online at

Faculty Information and Disclosures

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the spectrum of sexual dysfunction described in various nomenclatures: ICD-10, DSM-IV and -5, and other nomenclatures.
  2. Describe the prevalence and causes of sexual dysfunction and its impact on the mental health patient population.
  3. Explain how to screen for sexual dysfunction and how to obtain a thorough sexual history.
  4. Outline new developments, current treatment options, and adverse effects of the pharmacotherapy options in the treatment of sexual dysfunction.

Continuing Education Credit and Disclosures

Activity Dates: 05/16/2019 - 04/08/2022
ACPE Contact Hours: 1.0
ACPE Number: 0284-0000-19-021-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 hour of knowledge-based continuing education credit from CPNP approved programming.