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Activity Dates: 05/02/2011 - 05/02/2014

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Target Audience

If you are a pharmacist, nurse practitioner or other healthcare professional involved in the comprehensive medication management of psychiatric and/or neurological patients, we invite you to participate in this online course.

Session Summary

This presentation will focus on how the health care system is changing and how psychiatric pharmacists need to adapt to these changes to be successful.  The objectives for the presentation will be to; a) understand the changing environment, b) adopt terminology that has currency in the new system, c) understand the new rules and regulations, d) be able to recognize success under the new rules, and e) decide which direction for the future is best.  The specific changes that impact psychiatric pharmacists will be presented and the consequences of these changes discussed. The terminology, the new rules and expectations within the changing health care system will also be described. Time will be devoted to the most significant change that is occurring, the concept of the medical home. The impact of this change on the psychiatric pharmacist will be discussed in detail.   A new identity for the psychiatric pharmacist will be offered by way of a job description for the psychiatric pharmacist in the medical home environment.    Measures of success will be presented and finally, advice about the most effective direction to take in the future will be offered.

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)
  • Receive a passing grade (60%).
  • 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 60% 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

Linda M. Strand, Pharm.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.(Hon)

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Learning Objectives

  1. Identify pharmacy specific provisions within current Health Care Reform legislation.
  2. Discuss the concept of the Medical Home Model and describe the potential role of the psychiatric or neurologic pharmacist
  3. Determine the steps needed to provide comprehensive MTM services to patients
  4. Outline steps that should be taken to implement an individual MTM program

Continuing Education Credit and Disclosures

Activity Dates: 05/02/2011 - 05/02/2014
ACPE Contact Hours: 1.0
ACPE Number: 0284-9999-11-005-H04-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 (0.10 CEUs) of knowledge-based continuing education credit from CPNP approved programming. The ACPE universal program number assigned to this course is 0284-0999-11-005-H04-P (1.0 contact hours).

ACPE approved contact hours are accepted for ANCC Certification Renewal (see pages 5 and 6): At least 50% (37.5 hours) of your 75 continuing education hours must be formally approved continuing education hours. Formally approved continuing education hours meet one or more of the criteria listed below:

  1. Continuing nursing education (CNE) approved for nursing contact hours by an accredited provider or approver of nursing continuing education
  2. Continuing medical education (CME) approved for CME hours
  3. Sponsored by organizations, agencies, or educational institutions accredited or approved by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) or the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) or the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Grant Support

This programming was supported in part by grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Cyberonics, Merk and Sunovion.

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