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Psychopharmacology: What You Need To Know About Psychiatric Medications
Audio CD
$169.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording (6 hours, 14 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
CAROLINE WILLIAMS, PHD, MP
Publisher:
Premier Publishing & Media
Copyright:
9/14/2012
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA044285
Objectives
  • Describe how psychiatric medications work
  • Explain how medications are chosen for each disorder and specific patient
  • Improve your skills on medication’s effectiveness
  • Identify and overcome barriers that block your patient’s success with their medication
  • Recognize options for patients with treatment resistant disorders
  • Propose various lifestyle improvements and nutritional habits that aid in your clients’ recovery
Outline
Psychopharmacology
  • Alternative treatment approaches
  • Drug metabolism concepts
  • Drug mechanisms of action
  • Placebo effects
  • When to refer for medication
  • Neurological effects of mental illness
  • Choosing a medication

Depressive Disorders
  • Neurochemistry of depression
  • Types of antidepressants:
    1. Tricyclics and MAOI’s
    2. SSRI’s, SNRI’s, and newer medications
  • Managing side effects
  • Treatment resistant depression and drug combinations

Anxiety Disorders
  • Neurochemistry of anxiety
  • Subcategories:
    1. GAD, panic disorder, phobias
    2. OCD
    3. PTSD
  • Physiological interventions
  • Anti-anxiety medications:
    1. Antidepressants
    2. Other options
  • Benzodiazepines: Risks and benefits
  • Managing side effects

Bipolar Disorders
  • Neurochemistry and symptoms
  • The Bipolar Spectrum concept
  • Types of mood stabilizers:
    1. Lithium
    2. Anti-seizure medications
    3. Atypical antipsychotics
  • Polypharmacy for Bipolar Disorder

Thought Disorders/ Schizophrenia
  • Neurochemistry of psychosis and schizophrenia
  • Antipsychotic Medications:
    1. First generation (typical)
    2. Second generation (atypical)
  • Managing side effects
  • Polypharmacy of schizophrenia

Attentional Disorders
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Neurochemistry of ADHD
  • Stimulant medications
  • Non-stimulant options
  • Managing side effects

Sleep Disorders
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Neurochemistry of sleep problems
  • Sleep hygiene
  • Hypnotic medications: Risks and benefits
  • Non-hypnotic options
  • Managing side effects

Substance Abuse
  • Neurochemistry of addiction
  • Medications for the addictions:
    1. Alcohol
    2. Nicotine
    3. Cannabis
    4. Opiates
    5. Behavioral Addictions

Improving Compliance
  • Beliefs that affect treatment outcome
  • Educating the patient

New Trends
  • Genetic Testing
  • Other new developments
Author

CAROLINE WILLIAMS, PHD, MP

Caroline Williams, PhD., MP (medical psychologist), is a clinical prescribing psychologist in New Mexico. She has experienced psychopharmacology from both sides; as a provider referring patients for medication management, and for the last five years as a prescriber. Currently she provides medication management services in private practice, and for The LifeLink, both in Santa Fe, NM. She has worked as a clinical psychologist for more than 19 years. Her practice has included psychological evaluation, psychotherapy, consultation, forensic work, and training.

Dr. Williams has provided training and education to many professional and consumer groups. She has presented at the American Psychological Association (APA) yearly conference, and has trained psychologists through the New Mexico Psychological Association (NMPA), and the Texas Psychological Association (TPA). She has taught consumers and their supporters through the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Dr. Williams has taught at the University of New Mexico, and at New Mexico State University’s prescribing psychologist degree program. Find out more about Dr. Williams and her professional activities at www.carolinewilliamsphd.com

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Caroline Williams maintains a private practice. She will address various medications during her seminar. Dr. Williams receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-Financial: Caroline Williams has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
For U.S. and Canadian customers, a CE test is available for $9.99 USD per participant. International CE rates may vary; please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

Certificates of Successful Completion may be emailed, faxed or mailed to participants completing the post-test/evaluation and paying the CE fee.

**Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.


Addiction Counselors
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This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 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 with the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) Provider #: OS-03-036-1017. This self-study package meets the qualifications for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.

Connecticut Addiction Counselors: Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 6.25 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Counselors
This intermediate self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Marriage & Family Therapists
This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

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 6.0 credits.

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 6.0 continuing education credits.


Nurse Practitioners
This self-study program offers 380 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 6.3 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement.

California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #: 13305 for 6.0 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.

Florida Nurses:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours. Tracking number: 20-.

*FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

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 7.6 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.


Psychologists
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PESI, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI, Inc. is offering these self-study materials for 6.25 hours of continuing education credit.

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 6.0 self-study continuing education hours.

Florida Board of Psychology:
Florida
PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number BAP #77. This product qualifies for 6.3 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. Tracking number: 20-.

*FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Social Workers
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PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2014 - January 27, 2017. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers will receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for completing this self-study package. Course Level: Intermediate.

California Social Workers/ Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists/Licensed Educational Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider #: 2087. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

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.

Canadian Social Workers: PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2014 - January 27, 2017. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers will receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for completing this self-study package. Course Level: Intermediate. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.

Florida Social Workers/Marriage & Family Therapists/Mental Health Counselors:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number BAP #77. This self-study course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits. Tracking number: 20-.

*FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

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 6.0 contact 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 6.0 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 #0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. Expires: 12/31/2017

Ohio Social Workers/Counselors/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 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.

Pennsylvania Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists: The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the APA and the ASWB. This course will qualify for 6.0 self-study credits. Full attendance is required, variable credits may not be awarded per the Pennsylvania State Board.


Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
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Target Audience
Counselors, Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Case Managers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Pharmacists, School Psychologists, Other Mental Health Professionals

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