Psychopharmacology Update for Clinicians, Part 2

By Professional Psych Seminars (PPS)

  • Webcast
  • Credits : 6
  • Free

Overview

Psychopharmacology Update for Clinicians, Part 2 is organized by Professional Psych Seminars (PPS).

Published: Jul 2017

Accreditation
• 6.0 Credits

Course Description:
This class presents the latest in knowledge and practice in psychopharmacology and is much more than an excellent, clinically based review of medications. You will obtain the information and tools to help clients struggling whether to take or continue medications, experiencing side effects, and/or feeling frustrated with prescribing providers.This class will increase your ability to help clients benefit from medication. You will understand for which conditions medications can be highly beneficial, and when less likely so. You will learn about the side effects that most commonly cause clients to stop medications, which are potentially dangerous, and how to work collaboratively with prescribing practitioners. You will learn about medications in a wide variety of conditions. Throughout the two days, clinical examples will be provided to illustrate the use medications. Part 2l covers the following items: Treatment of Anxiety Disorders, understanding effective and dangerous use of benzodiazepines; Treatment of OCD, PTSD and Sleep Disorders; Treatment of Eating Disorders, Substance Use Disorders and Major Neurocognitive Disorders, and use of alternative and complementary agents across all diagnostic categories.

Objectives:
• Describe benefits and dangers of benzodiazepines and 4 key strategies for assisting clients who are needing to discontinue these agents.
• Identify 5 types of medications in addition to benzodiazepines effective in treating anxiety disorders.
• Discuss 4 conditions where alternative and complementary agents are strongly indicated with good efficacy data.
• Describe how to increase client's motivation to take, continue on, and benefit from medications.

Price

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Credit Info

Total Credit(s)
  • Credits : 6

Specialties

  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Psychology

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