Self-Study | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2012 - Prescribing Antipsychotics in a General Practice
Content presented in this module is described in the learning objectives below. Teaching methods include a lecture and printable handout.
For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and health care professionals in all settings.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After taking this course, you will be better able to:
- Recognize disorders for which an antipsychotic may be prescribed.
- Select medications used for the treatment of psychotic disorders.
- Monitor for the common side effects of antipsychotic medications.
Donna Poole, MSN, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC
Interim Chief Medical Officer and Primary Care Psychiatric Consultant, Kitsap Mental Health Services, Bremerton; Commissioner, Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission, Washington State Department of Health, Olympia
- 1.40 Contact hours
- 1.40 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level