Online Education | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2016

Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2016

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. 

Lectures were recorded in June 2016 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: August 15, 2016. Enrollment will close August 15, 2019.

 

What conference attendees said about Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2016:

"Very high caliber of speakers! They demonstrated significant expertise in their fields and passion for what they do."

"I found the speakers to be very knowledgeable. I enjoyed the classes and found the topics useful."

 
 

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. Identify factors to consider when determining which anti-epileptic drug to use for a given non-epileptic condition. 
  2. Discuss current perspectives on social determinants of health and health equity.
  3. Recognize symptom presentations and patterns of illness for early onset psychotic disorders.
  4. Describe the most common cardiac adverse effects with different classes of psychiatric medications.
  5. Examine the implications of opioid treatment for psychiatric prescribing.
  6. Describe the indications for using injectable antipsychotics.
  7. Describe overlap of epilepsy and psychiatric disorders.

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

  • Judy Ozuna MN, ARNP, CNRN
    Nurse Practitioner, Neurology, VA Puget Sound Health Care System; Affiliate Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty, Dept. of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, UWSON
  • Shawn Elmore, PhD, RN
    Associate Professor, Psychosocial and Community Health, UW School of Nursing, Seattle
  • Jon "Jack" McLellan, MD
    Professor, Medical Director of the Child Study and Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry, UWMC
  • Susan Rayner, PharmD 
    Clinical Pharmacist, UWMC Pharmacy Services, Seattle
  • Donna Poole, MSN, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC 
    Medical Service Manager, Primary Care Psychiatric Consultant, Kitsap Mental Health Services, Bremerton
  • Dane Wingerson, MD
    Acting Chief of Psychiatry, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle; Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UWSOM
UW=University of Washington, Seattle
UWSON=University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle
UWSOM=UW School of Medicine, Seattle
UWMC=UW Medical Center, Seattle
 

Planning Committee

  • Germaine D’Anniballe, MN, ARNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Private Practice; Clinical Faculty, Dept. of Psychosocial and Community Health, UWSON
  • Claire Foote, MN, ARNP, BC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Psychotherapist, Private Practice; Clinical Faculty, Dept of Psychosocial and Community Health, UWSON
  • 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
  • Judy Ozuna, MN, ARNP, CNRN, Nurse Practitioner, Neurology, VA Puget Sound Health Care System; Affiliate Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty, Dept. of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, UWSON
  • Kelly Paananen, MN, ARNP, Director, Healthcare Specialists, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
  • Joan Riesland, MEd, BSN, RN, Continuing Education Specialist and Lead Nurse Planner, Continuing Nursing Education, UWSON
  • Patricia Wuertzer, MSN, ARNP-BC, PLLC, Nurse Practitioner, Private Practice, Kirkland; Associate Clinical Professor, UWSON
UW=University of Washington, Seattle
UWSON=University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle

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Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 6.50 Contact hours
  • 6.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
08/15/2016
Expires: 
08/15/2020
Cost:
$110.00

Available Credit

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

Activity Availability

Available: 
08/15/2016
Expires: 
08/15/2020
 
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