Online Education | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2015 - Management of Benzodiazepine
This module focuses on the pharmacological management of withdrawal and taper in benzodiazepines. Course content details are listed below in the learning objectives.
Featuring—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
For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in all settings.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After taking this course, you will be better able to:
- Identify clinical symptoms of benzodiazepine withdrawal.
- Develop a substituted benzodiazepine taper schedule.
- Know adjunct medications to assist in benzodiazepine taper or withdrawal symptoms.
- 1.10 Contact hours
- 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level