PULSE: Fighting Fire with Fire: Stimulants for the Treatment of Stimulant Use Disorder

November 17, 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

Identify the unique characteristics of different stimulant use disorders and how these may impact treatment decisions

List treatment options that have demonstrated evidence in the treatment of stimulant use disorders, including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic options

Discuss the literature available to support the use of stimulants for the treatment of stimulant use disorders

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: 
11/17/2021
Course expires: 
12/17/2021
Event starts: 
11/17/2021 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
11/17/2021 - 2:30pm

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

UPMC Presbyterian Hospital
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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