The goal of the Pharmacy Student Hub is to provide information and tools that prepare pharmacy students to evaluate and prepare for a career in psychiatric and neurologic pharmacy.
Careers In Psychiatric and Neurolgic Pharmacy
Student programming at CPNP's Annual Meeting provides students the opportunity learn about career opportunities in neuropsychiatric pharmacy. Active CPNP members and practitioners overview their practice settings, what they do on a daily basis, and how they recommend preparing for a position within a specialty area. Learn more about the exciting opportunities in the field of psychiatric and neurologic pharmacy.
Academic Detailing, Sarah Popish, PharmD, BCPP
Pharmaceutical Industry, Dean Najarian, PharmD, BCPP
Primary Care, Glen Stimmel, PharmD, BCPP
Substance Abuse Treatment, Christopher Stock, PharmD, BCPP
CPNP Student Chapters
Interested in forming a CPNP student chapter at your school? Link to tools and resources for all CPNP student chapters - whether you are considering starting a chapter at your pharmacy school or are looking for information for established chapters.
CPNP Student Membership
Membership in the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) is one of the best ways you can learn more about the exciting, growing field of psychiatric and neurologic pharmacy. Joining is easy and a 6-month complimentary trial membership is available for you to experience all of the benefits CPNP has to offer including:
Networking through the CPNP membership directory, protected to CPNP members
Participation in the very active CPNP email list (exclusive to members) where you post questions to experts in the field, learn about cases and gain clinical pearls not commonly encountered in the literature
Publishing in the CPNP Perspective with a movie review written by PharmD candidates and their pharmacist mentors.
Access to members-only resources, including medication education pamphlets for patients, pocket reference cards, lists of films and books focused on mental health and readings on topics such as psychotropic drug interactions and electroconvulsive therapy.
Student programming at CPNP's Annual Meeting provides students the opportunity learn about career opportunities in neuropsychiatric pharmacy. Listen to Christopher Stock, PharmD, BCPP, a long-time CPNP member, discuss his career in Substance Abuse Treatment. Additional audio clips about careers in psychiatric and neurologic pharmacy are available at https://cpnp.org/member/students.Posted on 05/16/18
Listen to Christopher Stock, PharmD, BCPP, a long-time CPNP member, discuss his career in Substance Abuse Treatment.
Pharmacy students and residents on rotation with Dr. Jolene Bostwick, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP have the opportunity to engage with patients in an inpatient psychiatry setting, facilitating a deeper understanding and opportunities to offer support to this patient population. Learn more about Dr. Bostwick's role as a clinical pharmacist in inpatient psychiatry at the University of Michigan Health System. Posted on 05/01/18
Learn more about Dr. Bostwick's role as a clinical pharmacist in inpatient psychiatry at the University of Michigan Health System.
How is your student chapter making an impact on campus, in your local community, and across the country? This 5-minute video outlines a few ways that students are getting involved and ways that you can take full advantage of your CPNP membership.Posted on 04/15/18
This 5-minute video outlines a few ways that students are getting involved and ways that you can take full advantage of your CPNP membership.
The “What I Wish I Knew” series of articles is a service of CPNP’s Resident and New Practitioner Committee. Articles are intended to provide advice from experts for students, residents, and new practitioners. Articles are not intended to provide in-depth disease state or pharmacotherapy information nor replace any peer-reviewed educational materials. We hope you benefit from this “field guide” discussing approaches to unique problems and situations.Posted on 04/04/18
It has long been my belief that being recognized as a BPS board certified specialist pharmacist brings instant credibility and professional recognition among clinical colleagues and peers. Physicians in particular can relate to board certification, as this is a standard process in medicine. In addition, the keen sense of personal satisfaction and accomplishment that becoming BPS boarded has brought to me has made the pursuit and maintenance of BPS certification a step that has brought tremendous and immeasurable value to my career as a psychiatric pharmacist.
"To make a long story short, my journey into addiction pharmacy began when I contracted polio at the age of two, which left me completely paralyzed for a period of time. After many years of rehab at Warm Springs, Georgia, I was able to walk, talk and think normally but I was left with residual pain and anxiety. I self-medicated with alcohol. When I began practicing pharmacy, I was prescribed prescription medications to control the pain and anxiety until I lost control and developed addictions to multiple drugs..." Read more about Dr. Norton’s inspiring recovery and what he is doing now to help addicted pharmacists, physicians, and professional athletes.Posted on 04/01/18