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Oral Injectable Treatments for Schizophrenia: A Case Study Discussion



Stephen R. Saklad, Pharm.D., BCPP
Clinical Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
Brendon Hogan, PharmD, BCPP
Clinical Pharmacy Manager
Mental Health and Pain
Central Texas Veterans Health Care System

Learning Objectives
  • Examine currently available oral and long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotics for the treatment of schizophrenia
  • Critique patient case’s use of LAIs including agent selection, initiation regimen, dosing, monitoring, and crises

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

$20.00

CE Hours

1.00

CE Units

0.100

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

 

 

 

Oral Injectable Treatments for Schizophrenia: A Case Study Discussion

About the Faculty

Stephen R. Saklad, Pharm.D., BCPP
Clinical Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Dr Saklad joined the faculty of The University of Texas College of Pharmacy and the staff of SanAntonio State Hospital in 1979. He has focused on providing the excellent teaching and pharmaceutical care to improve the quality of life and function in the serious and persistently mentally ill.He wrote and successfully lobbied for the creation of a clinical research unit at San AntonioState Hospital funded by the Texas Legislature and governed by the College of Pharmacy,Department of Psychiatry and San Antonio State Hospital. He developed the first websites forThe University of Texas College of Pharmacy in 1994 and the College of Psychiatric andNeurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) in 1997.He is Director of the University of Texas Psychiatric Pharmacy Program in San Antonio,Founding Member of CPNP, served on the CPNP Board of Directors, and was the founding senior editor of their journal, the Mental Health Clinician. He has served as the clinical chair ofThe University of Texas Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update since 2005. He has published articles and presented to many groups around the country on a variety of pharmacy and mental health related topics. He is a principal or co-investigator for several studies of the efficacy and adverse effects of Phase II, III, and IV psychotropic agents in schizophrenia, mood disorders, and other serious mental illnesses, as well as their pharmacokinetics and interactions.He has received several honors, most recently the Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award from CPNPin 2012 and Teaching Excellence Award from the UT College of Pharmacy in 2013.

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


 

About the Faculty

Brendon Hogan, PharmD, BCPP
Clinical Pharmacy Manager
Mental Health and Pain
Central Texas Veterans Health Care System

Brendon Hogan obtained his BA in Biochemistry from the University of North Texas in 2010 and his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of Texas at Austin in 2015. He completed a PGY1 General Pharmacy Residency in 2016 and a PGY2 in Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency in 2017 at the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS) in Temple, Texas. He then began work in the outpatient mental health clinic at CTVHCS doing medication management and using non-traditional treatment modalities such as auricular acupuncture and cranial electrotherapy stimulation. In 2018 he became Residency Program Director (RPD) for the PGY2 program and in 2019 he became a certified trainer for Battlefield Acupuncture. He is currently the Clinical Pharmacy Manager for the Mental Health and Pain Clinical Pharmacy Specialists(CPS)and interim Team Lead for the Temple Mental Health Clinic. He also teaches an online Pharmacology and Psychopharmacology course to Nurse Practitioner (NP) graduate students at Saint David’s School of Nursing Texas State University. He serves on multiple committees at the VA and UTCOP. He lives in Temple, Texas with his wife, Marie, daughter, Indiana, and two cats, Sophie, and Greg. In his spare time, he enjoys running, reading, riding, hiking, yoga, podcasts, and streaming shows with his family.

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


 

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-106-H04-P

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

CE Hours

1.00