Online Education | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2015 - Management of Benzodiazepine

Course Description

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

Target Audience

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:

  1. Identify clinical symptoms of benzodiazepine withdrawal.
  2. Develop a substituted benzodiazepine taper schedule.
  3. Know adjunct medications to assist in benzodiazepine taper or withdrawal symptoms.

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
07/07/2015
Expires: 
07/15/2019
Cost:
$20.00

Available Credit

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

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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