Upcoming Medical Conferences in HuntsvilleSearch Criteria : United States of America Huntsville
Aug 07, 2019 | Contact H 6.30 | USD $229.99 | Huntsville, Alabama
Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Aug 07, 2019 at Four Points by Sheraton Huntsville Airport, Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Psychotherapists • Psychologists • Social Workers • Nurse Practitioners • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Nurses • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Pharmacists • School Psychologists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Most clients with DSM-5® diagnoses are being treated with a combination of psychological and pharmacological treatments. Newer drugs are being developed to treat mental disorders based on a better understanding of neurobiological contributions to mental disorders and the latest pharmacological research. To provide appropriate services, you are expected to have a thorough understanding of these common and complex issues. As a mental health professional, keeping up-to-date is essential. This seminar will update and increase your knowledge of: • Neurobiological underpinnings of major DSM-5® diagnoses • Effects and side effects of drugs used to treat these diagnoses • Responsibilities of the non-prescribing therapist to clients taking psychiatric medication Specifics of the pharmacological treatment and drugs of choice for Depressive, Bipolar, Schizophrenia Spectrum, Anxiety, OCD, Sleep-Wake, ADHD and Neurocognitive disorders will be presented. Unique to this seminar is information on the common types of psychotherapeutic drugs and other drugs that are abused, and methods for prevention and early detection. Throughout the day, representative case studies will generate discussion and examination of the latest drug treatment for DSM-5® disorders. You will leave this seminar with knowledge and confidence regarding effective and safe application of pharmacological drugs. Objectives: • Explain the neurotransmitter systems and neuroanatomy underlying the biological basis for mental disorders and pharmacotherapy. • Define the role of mental health professionals who treat clients receiving both psychotherapeutic medications and psychotherapy. • Describe the major classes of drugs used to treat mental disorders and which mental disorders are appropriately treated with each class of drugs. • Compare the effects and side effects of various psychotropic medications, including antipsychotics, antidepressants, benzodiazepines and anticonvulsants. • Discuss the abuse liability of drugs used in the treatment of anxiety, insomnia, pain and ADHD. • Describe methods for prevention and early identification of prescription drug abuse among clients.
Oct 31 - Nov 01, 2019 | USD $250 | Huntsville, Alabama
Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) is organized by Huntsville Hospital (HH) and will be held from Oct 31 - Nov 01, 2019 at Corporate University, Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Adult-Gerontolgy Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review & Advanced Practice Update - Huntsville 2019
Dec 02 - 03, 2019 | CME 32.10 | USD $559 | Huntsville, Alabama
Adult-Gerontolgy Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review & Advanced Practice Update is organized by Fitzgerald Health Education Associates and will be held from Dec 02 - 03, 2019 at Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 32.10 Contact hours. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 02 - 04, 2019 | CME 35.50 | USD $626 | Huntsville, Alabama
Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review and Advanced Practice Update is organized by Fitzgerald Health Education Associates (FHEA) and will be held from Dec 02 - 04, 2019 at Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 35.50 Contact hours. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.