Self-Study | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2012 - Prescribing Antipsychotics in a General Practice

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Prescribing
Antipsychotics in
General Practice

Content presented in this module is described in the learning objectives below. Teaching methods include a lecture and printable handout.

 

Target Audience

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.

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.40 Contact hours
  • 1.40 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
06/21/2012
Expires: 
10/27/2016
Cost:
$30.00

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 

Available Credit

  • 1.40 Contact hours
  • 1.40 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Price

Cost:
$30.00
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Required Hardware/software

FlashPlayer and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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