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Psychopharmacology Myths or Facts



Tawny Smith, Pharm.D., BCPP.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
 
Marisa S. P. Toups, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School

Learning Objectives
  • Compare the most commonly believed adverse effect myths to the facts from the literature
  • Summarize the most commonly observed antipsychotic-induced adverse effects and evidence-based management
  • Explain the components of the metabolic syndrome, which antipsychotics are most commonly implicated, and ways to mitigate its development

Activity Description

This program consists of 1 video and downloadable resources in PDF format.  To begin, take the ungraded pre-test for the module below.  Review the video and handout(s), then complete the post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts) and evaluation. CPE credit will automatically upload to CPE Monitor (allow 7 days). 
 

Continuing Education Credit
 
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This online activity is approved for 0.10 CEUs (1.00 contact hour) of continuing education credit. In order to receive 1.00 contact hour of CE credit, the participant must complete the online pre-test (ungraded), watch the included video in its entirety, pass the online post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts), and complete the online evaluation.  Upon successful completion of the course evaluation, continuing pharmacy education credits will automatically be uploaded to CPE Monitor (allow 7 days). 
Please make sure NABP profile ID and date of birth (month/year) are entered correctly under learner's profile in this system.
 

 

Fee

$10.00

CE Hours

1.00

CE Units

0.100

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

 

 

 

Psychopharmacology Myths or Facts

About the Faculty

Tawny Smith, Pharm.D., BCPP.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School

After graduating with her Pharm.D. degree, Dr. Smith completed a psychiatric pharmacy residency and clinical sciences fellowship in mental health outcomes at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. She is a board certified psychiatric pharmacist currently serving as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry for The University of Texas at Austin (UT), Dell Medical School (DMS). She also maintains an adjunct faculty appointment with the UT-College of Pharmacy. Dr. Smith has an outpatient practice in UT Health Austin Women’s Reproductive Mental Health clinic and serves as a psychopharmacology consultant in the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences. She also practices at Seton Shoal Creek Hospital in Austin, where she runs the psychopharmacology consult service. She serves as one of the core faculty for the DMS psychiatry residency program and in 2018was the recipient of the Teacher of the Year award. She has delivered numerous educational presentations to the community and other health professionals at national and international conferences throughout her career. She is an active member of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) and currently serves on the Board of Directors.

Disclosure:  Tawny Smith has no relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interests or conflicts of interest to disclose.


 

About the Faculty

Marisa S. P. Toups, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School

Marisa Toups, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist in UT Health Austin’s Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences. She specializes in the study of the interplay between physical and mental functions in health and disease. She is an expert in the management of treatment resistant depression and takes a special interest in patients with co-morbid autoimmune and metabolic disorders. Additionally, Dr. Toups is an assistant professor in the DellMedical School Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Toups earned her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, and she completed a clinical research fellowship at The University of Texas at Southwestern’s Center for Depression and Clinical Care.

Disclosure:  Marisa Toups has no relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interests or conflicts of interest to disclose.


 

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-100-H04-P

Release Date: Oct 15, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Oct 15, 2022

CE Hours

1.00