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Decoding Psychopharmacology: A Prescription for Improved Clinical Practice
Audio CD
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Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
5 hr 55 min
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording with instructions
Author:
N. BRADLEY KEELE, PH.D.
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
10/12/2017
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA020680
Objectives
  1. Articulate the clinical uses of the five major psychotropic medication classes- antidepressants, mood stabilizers, anti-anxiety agents, antipsychotics and psychostimulants.
  2. Describe the common side effects of antidepressants, mood stabilizers, anti-anxiety agents, antipsychotics and psychostimulants.
  3. Communicate the potential benefits and risks of using psychotropic medication to treat a wide array of conditions.
  4. Explore psychotropic medication treatment options for clients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
  5. 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.
  6. Explore specific ethical issues and their resolve to the everyday practice of clinical psychopharmacology.
Outline
THE “NUTS AND BOLTS” OF PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Preclinical and clinical trials
  • FDA approved and off-label use
HOW THE NERVOUS SYSTEM WORKS
  • Neurons: building blocks of brain and behavior
  • Neurotransmission: transmitters and receptors
SEDATIVE-HYPNOTICS, ANXIOLYTIC, AND ANTICONVULSANT MEDICATIONS
  • Benzodiazepines and barbiturates
  • Anticonvulsants
  • New research findings in behavioral methods that permanently extinguish fear
ANTIDEPRESSANT MEDICATIONS
  • Tricyclics and SSRIs
  • SNRIs and new generation Antidepressants 
  • Depression is not a “chemical imbalance”: The neurogenic hypothesis
  • New research on the short-term Antidepressant effect of ketamine (aka “Special K”)
CASE STUDIES
  • When should Antidepressants be continued indefinitely?
  • Can quality of life improve in treatment-resistant OCD?
ANTIMANIC MEDICATIONS
  • Lithium carbonate
  • Anticonvulsants as mood stabilizers
  • Should Bipolar illness be classified as a thought disorder?
ANTIPSYCHOTIC MEDICATIONS
  • Neuroleptics
  • Atypical antipsychotics
  • Everything we think we know about schizophrenia is wrong
ANALGESIC MEDICATIONS
  • The physiology and pharmacology of pain
  • Non-opiate treatment of pain
  • Opiates and the crisis of dependence
ETHICS AND SPECIAL POPULATIONS
  • Drugs and society
  • Is the DSM-5® hindering the hunt for new medications?
  • Should children and adolescents be prescribed antidepressants?
  • Elderly clients
CASE STUDIES
  • Schizophrenia, Bipolar, or Schizoaffective?  Does treatment depend on diagnosis?
  • Childhood depression
Author

N. BRADLEY KEELE, PH.D.

N. Bradley Keele, Ph.D., is associate professor of psychology & neuroscience, and biomedical studies at Baylor University. Prior to coming to Baylor, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Keele is an expert on the neurobiology of complex emotional behaviors such as fear and anxiety disorders and depression. His lab, with support from the NIH, examines pharmacological and physiological mechanisms involved in emotional behavior and psychopathology. Dr. Keele has published over 25 peer-reviewed, primary research papers and book chapters, and has made presentations at several dozen national scientific meetings.

Dr. Keele earned his B.S. degree in psychology from Baylor, and his Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: N. Bradley Keele is an associate professor at Baylor University. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: N. Bradley Keele has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.


Addiction Counselors
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This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 5.5 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.

California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1019. This self-study activity meets the qualifications for 5.5 CEH's (continuing education hours).

Connecticut Addiction Counselors: Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 5.75 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Counselors
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South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists: This program has been approved for 5.5 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.

Texas Counselors: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 5.5 continuing education credits.

New York Counselors: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Marriage & Family Therapists
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Texas Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider #: 503. This self-study activity qualifies for 5.5 continuing education credits.

Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #: 168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 5.5 credits.

New York Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists - Credit Available Until: 10/12/2020
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Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 5.9 contact hours. Expires: 10/12/2020.

California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #:17118 for 5.5 self-study contact hours.

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Florida Nurses:
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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 5.5 self-study contact hours.

Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 5.9 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners
This self-study program offers 355 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 5.9 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement.


Psychologists
This self-study activity consists of 5.75 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline and the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity. Contact us for more information on your state board or organization specific filing requirements. American Psychological Association credits are not available.

Canadian Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 5.5 self-study continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement

Florida Board of Psychology:
Florida
PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number 50-399. This product qualifies for 5.9 self-study continuing education credits. Please make sure to bring your license number to the seminar so that we can report your attendance to CE Brokers.


Social Workers
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PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this self-study course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 5.75 Clinical Practice continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.

Colorado Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This course has been approved for 5.9 continuing education hours.

California Social Workers/ Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists/Licensed Educational Psychologists: The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs. A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This intermediate level activity consists of 5.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

Pennsylvania Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists: This intermediate activity consists of 5.75 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required, variable credits may not be awarded per the Pennsylvania State Board.

Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors:
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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 5.75 continuing education credits.

Illinois Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 5.5 contact hours.

Kansas Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 5.5 continuing education hours.

Minnesota Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study course has been approved for 5.5 continuing education hours. A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of a post-test.

New York Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. Expires: December 31, 2020.

Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 5.75 clock hours of continuing education credit.


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Audience
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Counselors
  • Educators
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurses
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers