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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study

    Credits

    1.25 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Monday, February 24, 2020

    Offline Date

    Wednesday, August 24, 2022

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Friday, February 24, 2023

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse

    Cost

    $4.00

    • Overview

      The healthcare industry has been preparing for what is anticipated to be a significantly larger aging population. With aging populations, comes special prescribing needs. Using mental health as a basis for the discussion, this session seeks to explore the current guidelines and controversies in the management of dementia, as well as examining the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia. A focus is placed on the role of pharmacology and the needs for integrative patient care.

      Handouts

      • Homestudy PDF :   20029H01_Update.pdf

      Financial Support By

      PharmCon
    • Pharmacist

      Identify current guidelines and controversies debated in the management of the identified conditions: dementia, behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)
      Recognize the role and appropriate use of medications for various conditions commonly encountered by older adults
      Identify challenges associated with aging that can represent barriers to successful medication management

      Pharmacy Technician

      Recognize the role and appropriate use of medications for various conditions commonly encountered by older adults
      Identify challenges associated with aging that can represent barriers to successful medication management
      Identify current guidelines and controversies debated in the management of the identified conditions: dementia, behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)

      Nurse

      Recognize the role and appropriate use of medications for various conditions commonly encountered by older adults
      Identify challenges associated with aging that can represent barriers to successful medication management
      Identify current guidelines and controversies debated in the management of the identified conditions: dementia, behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-767876

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-20-029-H01-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-20-029-H01-T
      Nurse 0798-0000-20-029-H01-N

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

      PharmCon 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
    Adobe Acrobat Reader


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

    This continuing education activity is held as copyright by PharmCon, Inc. Through this notice, PharmCon, Inc. grants permission of its use for educational purposes only. These materials may not be used, in whole or in part, for any commercial purposes without prior permission in writing from the copyright owner(s).