Prescription Stimulant Misuse
This presentation will provide information about prescription stimulant misuse. Current statistics of misuse will be presented. Vulnerable populations and rationale for misuse will be discussed. Signs and symptoms of misuse and abuse will be presented along with how to manage patients presenting with toxic effects of prescription stimulants.
The Substance Use Disorders in Alabama project is a cooperative effort of the Alabama Department of Mental Health and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It is made possible by a grant provided by SAMHSA.
This knowledge-based program is intended for Pharmacists, Nurses, Social Workers, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians and PAs.
- Identify prescription and illicit stimulants that are being recreationally abused and misused
- Discuss patient motivation for recreational use of stimulants
- Discuss vulnerable populations at increased risk of misuse and abuse of stimulants
- Recognize common signs and symptoms of stimulant misuse and abuse
- Explain management strategies for a patient experiencing toxic effects of stimulants
- Identify cultural factors that influence an individual’s vulnerability to stimulants
Lea S. Eiland, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS, FASHP, FPPA is a Clinical Professor and Associate Department Head of Pharmacy Practice with Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy and a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics with the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Huntsville Regional Medical Campus.
Dr. Eiland joined the Auburn faculty in August of 2002. She teaches in the areas of Pediatrics, Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation, Infectious Disease, and Leadership. She practiced for 10 years at the Huntsville Hospital Women and Children in the general pediatric inpatient setting. From 2012-14, she practiced in the UAB Health Center Huntsville Pediatric Clinic. She also has experience in the outpatient sickle cell clinic and pediatric ICU. Her interests include infectious disease and neurology.
Dr. Eiland graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2001. She completed an ASHP-accredited pediatric specialty residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at Amarillo in 2002. In 2004, Dr. Eiland became a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and in 2015, she became a Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist.
Dr. Eiland was recognized as the 2019 Graduate of the 1980’s Pharmacy Fellow from the Harrison School of Pharmacy. She has received the Pediatric Pharmacy Association Scholarship of Teaching Award twice. She was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Harrison School of Pharmacy in 2016 and has received the Preceptor of Excellence award four times. She was the recipient of the Harrison School of Pharmacy Hargreaves Faculty Mentor Award in 2005.
Dr. Eiland was honored with the Merck Pharmacist Achievement Award and the Alabama Society of Health-System Pharmacists Pharmacist of the Year Award in 2008. She participated in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s (AACP) Academic Leadership Fellows Program during the 2008-09 year. In May of 2015, she received the Presidential Citation Award from the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group.
In 2009, Dr. Eiland received the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy Leadership Award and The University of Texas College of Pharmacy Distinguished Young Alumnus Award. In 2012, she was awarded Fellow from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and in 2015, she was recognized as Fellow from the Pediatric Pharmacy Association.
Dr. Eiland is active in several national pharmacy organizations including the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), and American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).
Dr. Eiland is a past member of the ASHP Board of Directors, past Chair and Director-at-Large of the ASHP Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists Executive Committee, and past Chair of the ASHP Council on Education and Workforce Development. She also is a Past President of the Alabama Society of Health-System Pharmacists. In PPA, she was the Vice President of Membership Services and a member of the PPAG Board of Directors. Dr. Eiland continues to serve on multiple committees in ASHP, AACP, and PPA.
Dr. Eiland remains an active speaker and presents her clinical and educational research at national and state pharmacy meetings. She has authored original research articles, review articles, and book chapters related to pediatric pharmacotherapy and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Dr. Eiland was the Pediatric Section Editor and then Managing Editor of PharmPrep, ASHP’s NAPLEX® Review, authored and edited ASHP’s Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment, and served as an author and Section Editor of ACCP’s Pediatric Pharmacotherapy 1st edition textbook. She is an author and Senior Editor of PPA’s textbook, Advanced Pediatric Therapeutics. Dr. Eiland received an Auburn Author Award in 2016 from the Auburn University Graduate School and Auburn University Libraries for her textbook publications.
Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide. The Universal Activity Number for this knowledge-based program is 0001-9999-22-032-H01-P and is intended for pharmacists. The initial release date for this home-study program is April 19, 2022 and the intended expiration date is April 19, 2025.
Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515.
Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing education for social workers by the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners. Provider Number: 0643.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA) through the joint providership of Huntsville Hospital and the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. Huntsville Hospital is accredited by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Huntsville Hospital designates this home study program for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course is approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™towards the Controlled Substance requirement for QACSC certificate holders in Alabama.
- 1.20 ABNAuburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515
- 1.00 ABSWE
- 1.00 ACPE PharmacyAuburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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