Online Education | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2013
Upon completion of each course, participants will be able to do the following for selected drugs and age groups:
- Discuss relevant principles of physiology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.
- Give a rationale for selecting a drug of choice.
- Identify the goals of drug therapy.
- Identify desired drug effects and evaluate patient response.
- Describe special dosage situations.
- Identify appropriate patient learning needs.
- William M. Womack, MD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry, UW School of Medicine
- Shawn Elmore, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, Psychosocial and Community Health, UW School of Nursing
- Christine Yuodelis-Flores, MD
Psychiatrist, UW Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, HMC; Associate Professor, UW School of Medicine
- Michelle Sexton, ND
Assistant Research Scientist, Bastyr University Research Institute, Kenmore
- George H. Glade, MC, MN, ARNP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Private Practice and HMC Psychiatric Therapy Services, Seattle
- Donna Moniz, JD, MN, RN
Partner, Johnson, Graffe, Keay, Moniz and Wick, LLP; Clinical Assistant Professor, UW School of Nursing
UW = University of Washington, Seattle
UWMC = UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle
This online course is designed as a pharmacology update for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and healthcare professionals in all settings.
- DSM-5, process and politics
- Epigenomics of Psychiatric Disorders, Psychopharmacologic intervention
- Medication Disorders: Attachment Disorder as an Exemplar
- Tobacco Cessation
- Cannabis entry in the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia
- Adult ADHD
- Malpractice vulnerabilities in prescribing Neuropsychotropic Medications
- 8.20 Contact hours
- 8.20 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level