Online Education | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2017 - Amped Up and Blitzed: Update on Novel Drugs of Abuse

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Amped Up and Blitzed: Updates on Novel Drugs of Abuse


New, synthetic versions of street drugs have been in headlines all over the country. Get a broad overview of the clinical presentations of these drugs in this entertaining and informative module. 



Alexander Garrard, PharmD, DABAT 
Clinical Managing Director, Washington Poison Center, Seattle


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"Excellent. Absolutely fabulous!"

"Dr. Garrard was fascinating and engaging! I learned a lot!"


Target Audience

Nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.


Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Identify 3-5 novel drugs of abuse.
  2. Describe the clinical presentation of novel psychoactive agents.
  3. Formulate a clinical care plan based on limited information with novel drugs of abuse.

Additional Information

Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.20 Contact hours
  • 1.20 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Available Credit

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


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