PULSE: Might Sound Crazy But It Ain't No Lie, LAI: Long Acting Injectable Antipsychotics for the Treatment of First Episode Psychosis

September 8, 2021

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

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

1. Describe long acting injectable antipsychotics and their current role in treatment

2. Discuss the current treatment recommendations for first break psychosis

3. Identify literature that assess the safety and efficacy of long acting injectable antipsychotics for first break psychosis

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: 
09/08/2021
Course expires: 
10/08/2021
Event starts: 
09/08/2021 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
09/08/2021 - 2:00pm

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

UPMC Presbyterian
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Dante Delerme, PharmD

PGY2 Psychiatric 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

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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