Upcoming Medical Conferences in AltoonaSearch Criteria : United States of America Altoona
Psychopharmacology: What You Need to Know Today About Psychiatric Medications is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jun 14, 2018 at Blair County Convention Center, Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Counselors, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Social Workers, Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Case Managers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors, School Psychologists, Pharmacists, Other Mental Health & Health Care Professionals. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact hours. Conference description : Most Up-To-Date Psychotropic Medication Info – Guaranteed! Demands on mental health professionals to expand their knowledge of psychotropic meds are like never before … not only do you need to be on top of the latest developments and what is on the horizon, but you also have to take that information, and use it most effectively for your client. • Proven methods to improve clients’ understanding of their mental illness, and how medication aids recovery • Identifying treatment concerns with inappropriate, inadequate doses of medication • Tools to help clients manage unpleasant side effects • Strategies to improve client adherence to medications • Depression, bipolar, anxiety, schizophrenia, ADHD – the latest trends in medication management Conference Objectives are : • Articulate the clinical uses of the five major psychotropic medication classes –antidepressants, mood stabilizers, anti-anxiety agents, antipsychotics and psychostimulants – including their efficacy and their common side effects. • Communicate the potential benefits and risks of using psychotropic medication to treat a wide array of conditions. • Explore psychotropic medication treatment options for clients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. • Analyze the actions, therapeutic uses, and side effects of antidepressants in adults and children. • Implement effective methods for collaborating with clients, families and prescribers in order to build a comprehensive treatment plan. • Explore specific ethical issues and their resolve to the everyday practice of clinical psychopharmacology.