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Clozapine Update and Management of Side Effects



Rania Kattura, Pharm.D., MSPhr, BCPP
Clinical Psychiatric Pharmacist
Austin State Hospital

Learning Objectives
  • Review Clozapine monitoring guidelines, its initiation, titration and maintenance
  • Discuss utility of clozapine in serious mental illness and barriers for its use
  • Identify successful strategies for successful clozapine use
  • Detail common and uncommon clozapine induced side effects and their management

Activity Description

This program consists of 1 video and downloadable resources in PDF format.  To begin, take the ungraded pre-test for the first module below.  Review the video and handouts, 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

$15.00

CE Hours

1.00

CE Units

0.100

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

 

 

 

Clozapine Update and Management of Side Effects

About the Faculty

Rania Kattura, Pharm.D., MSPhr, BCPP
Clinical Psychiatric Pharmacist
Austin State Hospital

Dr. Rania Kattura received her PharmD. degree at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. She completed a PGY2 in Residency Psychiatric Pharmacy in combination with a Masters of Science in Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin and its affiliated institutions (Austin State Hospital, Seton Shoal Creek, Temple VA and City of Austin Community Clinics). She is board certified in psychiatric pharmacy. Currently, Dr. Kattura is a ClinicalPharmacist at the Austin State hospital. As a clinical pharmacist, she participates in direct patient care as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team, provides weekly medication education groups and completes psychopharmacology consults when requested by the physicians at the hospital. The patient population she works with suffers a variety of psychiatric disorders such as depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. In addition to her patient care responsibilities, Dr Kattura staffs in the ASH pharmacy and precepts PharmD students and PGY2 psychiatric pharmacy residents on rotation. Dr Kattura ensures to attend the UT psych update annually, and has been a member of its planning committee for many years.

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


 

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-104-H04-P

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

CE Hours

1.00