A Conducting Role: Examining Pharmacist-Focused Management of Epilepsy

Pharmacy Times, March 2015 Central Nervous System, Volume 81, Issue 3

This activity is supported by educational grants from Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc, and Supernus Pharmaceuticals.

A Conducting Role: Examining Pharmacist-Focused Management of Epilepsy

Faculty

Mitra Habibi, PharmD

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Illinois at Chicago

Clinical Pharmacist, Neurology

University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System

Chicago, Illinois

Educational Objectives:

After completing this continuing edu-cation program, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain the epidemiology and pathophysiology of epilepsy and its associated medical and psychological burdens.
  • State and differentiate currently available treatments used in the management of epilepsy.
  • Identify and address therapeutic challenges in currently used treatment strategies for epilepsy.
  • Discuss the pharmacist’s role in optimizing patient outcomes in the management of epilepsy.

Target audience:

Pharmacists

Type of activity:

Knowledge

Release date

: March 6, 2015

Expiration date:

March 6, 2017

Estimated time to complete activity:

2.0 hours

Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours (0.2 CEUs) under the ACPE universal activity number 0290-0000-15-019-H01-P. The activity is available for CE credit through March 6, 2017.