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Central Nervous System PRN and Ambulatory Care PRN Focus Session -- Treatment Optimization of Psychiatric Disorders in Primary Care by Psychiatric and Ambulatory Care Pharmacists

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST at 2nd Floor: Murray Hill

Available for 1.50 hours of CPE credit
Activity Number: 0217-0000-19-220-L01-P
Activity Type: A Knowledge-Based Activity

  • Moderator: Ashley M. McCormick, Pharm.D., BCPS

Benefits of Incorporating Psychiatric Pharmacists within Primary Care Settings
3:00 PM


Learning Objectives
1. Discuss the advantages of incorporating mental health (MH) pharmacists in the primary care (PC) setting with a focus on earlier intervention, increased access, and consolidation of care.
2. Compare and contrast MH in PC clinic models with respect to referral process, collaborative practice agreement structure, and continuum of care, by highlighting practices that have successfully implemented similar models.
Managing the Interface of Mental Health and Physical Health: Mind and Body
3:30 PM

  • Morgan H. Payne, Pharm.D.Speaker: Morgan H. Payne, Pharm.D.
    University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Aurora, Colorado
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Learning Objectives
1. Describe the clinical burden that various uncontrolled mental illnesses may pose on management of comorbid disease states such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic pain, and others.
2. Identify clinical scenarios where adequate co-management of psychiatric and medical disease states may enhance safety and improve patient outcomes.
An Introduction to Primary Care Psychiatry for the Non-psychiatric Pharmacist
4:00 PM

  • Lisa W. Goldstone, Pharm.D.Speaker: Lisa W. Goldstone, Pharm.D.
    USC School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
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Learning Objectives
1. Recommend appropriate treatment and monitoring for low-complexity psychiatric conditions commonly encountered in the primary care setting.
2. Identify when high-complexity psychiatric conditions can be treated in the primary care setting versus requiring referral to psychiatric specialty care.