Online Education | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2015

 

Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2015

Course Description

This online course is designed as a pharmacology update for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and healthcare professionals in all settings. Each module focuses on  current recommendations and controversies regarding drug therapy for common psychiatric issues and include appropriate pharmacotherapeutic principles and recommendations for patient and family education. 

What conference attendees said about Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2015:

The speakers were all great. Everyone had something that was applicable for my practice. Thanks for a very well planned conference with wonderful speakers.

I found this to be a well thought out conference with excellent speakers.

 

Lectures were recorded in June 2015 at a conference in Seattle, Washington provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and downloadable handouts.

Publish Date: July 15, 2015. Enrollment will close July 15, 2018.
 
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Target Audience

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

 

Learning objectives

After taking this activity set, you will be better able to:

  1. Discuss current recommendations for prescribing antipsychotics, including Lithium.
  2. List different dosage forms of marijuana and the risks and benefits of each.
  3. Review medical morbidity and mortality of chronic benzodiazepine use.
  4. Discuss strategies to access information about medication efficacy.
  5. Describe the anticholinergic activity of psychotropic medications and characterize the consequences.
  6. Discuss treatment of sleep disorders in patients with comorbid psychiatric and neurological conditions.
  7. Describe the impact of genetic science on psychiatric practice.

 

Completion Requirements

To earn contact hours for this activity:

  • View/listen to the presentations.
  • Study the handouts.
  • Complete the evaluations. 

After submitting the evaluations, you can download and print your certificate. A record of contact hours earned will be in your account for six years.   

 

Speakers

  • Janiece DeSocio, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAAN, DNP
    Program Director and Track Lead for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program, College of Nursing, Seattle University, Seattle
  • Rachel Fenimore, MSN, ARNP, FPMHNP-BC 
    Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Associated Behavioral Health, Seattle
  • Lina Fine, MD, MPhil 
    Neuropsychiatrist and Sleep Medicine Specialist, Swedish Sleep Medicine, Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Seattle
  • Jennifer Kapur, PharmD 
    Pharmacist, Ambulatory Pharmacy, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle; Clinical Assistant Professor, UW School of Pharmacy; Instructor of Nursing, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle
  • Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH, MA 
    Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UW School of Medicine
  • Patti Varley, MN, ARNP, CNS 
    Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle; Clinical Faculty, Psychosocial and Community Health, UW School of Nursing
  • Christine Yuodelis-Flores, MD 
    Psychiatrist, UW Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center; Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UW School of Medicine

 

Planning Committee

  • Germaine D’Anniballe, MN, ARNP 
    Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Private Practice; Clinical Faculty, Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, UW School of Nursing
  • Christine Espina, DNP, MN, RN 
    Nurse Planner and Continuing Education Specialist, Continuing Nursing Education, UW School of Nursing
  • Claire Foote, MN, ARNP, BC 
    Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Psychotherapist, Private Practice; Clinical Faculty, Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, UW School of Nursing
  • Shannon LeMaster, MSN, BSN 
    Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
  • Lindsey Miller, MN, ARNP 
    Nurse Practitioner, Autism Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle
  • Jaime Navetta, MN, RN, CNE 
    Associate Director and Lead Nurse Planner, Continuing Nursing Education, UW School of Nursing
  • Kelly Paananen, MN, ARNP 
    Director, Healthcare Specialists, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
  • Patricia Wuertzer, MSN, ARNP-BC, PLLC 
    Associate Clinical Professor, UW School of Nursing; Nurse Practitioner, Private Practice, Kirkland

UW=University of Washington, Seattle

 

Disclosure Information

UWCNE Accreditation Information

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 7.60 Contact hours
  • 7.60 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
07/06/2015
Expires: 
07/15/2019
Cost:
$120.00

Available Credit

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