The Impact of Common Neuropsychiatric Conditions on Cognitive Function

Author: Elena Beyzarov, PharmD

Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional Education


The Impact of Common Neuropsychiatric Conditions on Cognitive Function

Elena Beyzarov, PharmD

Scientific Director

Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional Education


Elena Beyzarov, PharmD, has no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose related to this activity.

Judy V. Lum, MPA; Ann C. Lichti, CCMEP; and Donna Fausak of the Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional Education have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose related to this activity.

Bea Riemschneider, Jennifer Barrio, and David Allikas of Pharmacy Times Editorial have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose related to this activity.


Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Examine the impact of schizophrenia, multiple sclerosis (MS), and Parkinson's disease (PD) on cognitive function.
  2. Understand the prevalence and pathophysiology of cognitive impairment in schizophrenia, MS, and PD.
  3. Evaluate evolving strategies aimed at minimizing neurodegeneration in schizophrenia, MS, and PD.
  4. Discuss the implications for the pharmacist in regard to identifying and counseling patients with cognitive impairment.

Target audience: Pharmacists

Type of activity: Knowledge

Release date: March 15, 2012

Expiration date: March 15, 2014

Estimated time to complete activity: 2 hours

Fee: This lesson is free online

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