On-Demand Program | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2020
This on-demand lecture series is designed as a neuropsychotropic pharmacology update at the advanced practice level. Sessions focus on current recommendations and controversies regarding drug therapy for common neuropsychiatric health issues and include appropriate pharmacotherapeutic principles and recommendations for patient and family education. Teaching methods include lecture, discussion and case analysis.
For psychiatric nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this conference, participants will be better able to:
- Describe the role and optimize the use of medications in PTSD treatment in your setting.
- Recognize the diagnostic criteria for eating disorders, including: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder, and avoidant restrictive food intake disorder.
- Apply basic understanding of drug-induced movement disorders.
- Recognize migraines quickly in clinic.
- Discuss ketamine pharmacology.
1. Telepsychiatry: Glamour and Glitch? - Bhinna Park
2. Trauma, PTSD, and Psychopharmacology - April Gerlock
3. Prescribing and Deprescribing Medications in Adolescents - Kathy Kroening
4. Update on Long Acting Antipsychotic Injectables - Chelsea Markle
5. Is it All in Your Head? Use of Psychotropic Medications in Headache - Kate Kennedy
6. Esketamine: An Introduction - Matthew Schreiber
April Gerlock, PhD, PMHNP-BC, ARNP
Clinical Professor, UW School of Nursing
Kate Kennedy, ARNP-BC, CAQ in Headache Medicine
Neurology Nurse Practitioner, Overlake Neuroscience Institute, Bellevue
Kathy Kroening, PhD, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner, Kaiser Permanente; Senior Lecturer, UW School of Nursing
Chelsea Markle, PharmD, BCPP
Clinical Pharmacist, UW Medicine/Harborview Psychiatry
Bhinna Park, MD, MA
Psychiatrist, Department of Corrections, WA State, Gig Harbor
Matthew Schreiber, MD, PhD
Staff Psychiatrist, VA Puget Sound HCS, Seattle; Assistant Professor, UW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
- 7.20 Contact hours
- 7.20 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level