Pulse - Double Trouble: Antipsychotics in the Treatment of Antipsychotic-Induced Hyperprolactinemia

May 25, 2022

New medications and new guidelines are constantly being released. Pharmacists need a mechanism to keep up with these new medications and guidelines.

Pharmacists need to understand the treatment options, including limitations and benefits, for antipsychotic induced hyperprolactinemia.

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

Describe antipsychotic induced hyperprolactinemia, including proposed etiology and clinical manifestations
Identify the limitations and benefits of treatment options for antipsychotic induced hyperprolactinemia
Discuss the role of second and third generation antipsychotics as potential treatments for antipsychotic induced hyperprolactinemia

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Course opens: 
05/25/2022
Course expires: 
06/25/2022
Event starts: 
05/25/2022 - 1:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
05/25/2022 - 2:00pm EDT

New medications and new guidelines are constantly being released. Pharmacists need a mechanism to keep up with these new medications and guidelines.

Pharmacists need to understand the treatment options, including limitations and benefits, for antipsychotic induced hyperprolactinemia.

UPMC Presbyterian
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Emily Thacker, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Pharmacy (CPE)

This knowledge-based activity provides 1.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
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