Online Education | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2016 - Cardiac Risk Factors with Psychiatric Medications

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Cardiac Risk Factors with Psychiatric Medications

Course Description

This module outlines common cardiac adverse effects with different classes of psychiatric medications and gives guidelines for monitoring patients who are at risk of cardiac adverse effects. 

Featuring—

Susan Rayner, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist, University of Washington Medical Center Pharmacy Services, Seattle

Comments from lecture attendees:

"Susan Rayner's presentation was outstanding. Her slides were excellent & I intend to make cheat sheets for my coworkers and myself out of some of them."

"She did an awesome job covering all the cardiac side effects of psychotropic drugs."

"I've been waiting for such a formal session. Very useful, practical."

 

Target Audience

For psychiatric nurse practitioners, family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals. 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After taking this module, you will be better able to:

  1. Describe the most common cardiac adverse effects with different classes of psychiatric medications.
  2. Identify patients who are at risk of cardiac adverse effects from psychiatric medications.
  3. Review cardiac monitoring parameters for specific antipsychotics and frequency of routine monitoring.

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: 
08/15/2016
Expires: 
08/15/2020
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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