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An Antipsychotic Roundup: New Agents and Safety Updates

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Offline Date:

Sunday, October 18, 2020

ACPE Expiration Date

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$4.00

  • Overview

    New antipsychotic agents were released in 2016 and 2017 (including one agent used specifically for patients with Parkinson's Disease) and also updated availability (long acting agents) since the last APS update in 2015.

    Handouts

    Slide Document:   17196H01_2pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   17196H01_4pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Recognize new antipsychotic agents and administration forms available for use
    Identify important side effects and emerging safety associated with the different antipsychotic agents
    Recommend appropriate education and intervention to address the challenges associated with the use of these antipsychotic agents in patients with serious mental illness


    Pharmacist

    Recognize new antipsychotic agents and administration forms available for use
    Identify important side effects and emerging safety associated with the different antipsychotic agents
    Recommend appropriate education and intervention to address the challenges associated with the use of these antipsychotic agents in patients with serious mental illness


    Pharmacy Technician

    Recognize new antipsychotic agents and administration forms available for use
    Identify important side effects and emerging safety associated with the different antipsychotic agents

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-17-196-H01-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-17-196-H01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-17-196-H01-T

    ACPE PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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