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Psychopharmacology: What You Need to Know About Psychiatric Medications
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
5 hr 56 min
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording (5 hours, 56 minutes), with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
FRAN MILLER, RN, MSN, BC
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
7/25/2012
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV008535
Objectives
  1. Describe how psychiatric medications work
  2. Explain how psychiatric medications are selected for each disorder and age group
  3. Improve your skills at assessing medication responses and managing side effects
  4. Identify barriers that interfere in your clients’ medication adherence
  5. Develop successful interventions to eliminate barriers to your client’s medication adherence
  6. Propose various lifestyle improvements and nutritional habits that aid in your clients’ recovery
Outline
Psychotropic Medications
  • The evolution of psychotropic medications
  • Brain chemistry and the role of neurotransmitters
  • Mechanisms of drug action
  • FDA approval process regarding indications, “off label,” and “black box” warnings
  • Medications in development: What to expect in the future

Depressive Disorders
  • Brain chemistry in depression
  • Types of antidepressants and mechanism of action:
    1. Older: Tricyclics and MAOIs
    2. Newer: SSRI s and newer combinations
  • Factors to consider in selecting an antidepressant
  • Postpartum depression

Bipolar Disorders
  • Brain chemistry in bipolar disorders
  • Newer definitions: Bipolar spectrum disorders
  • Types of mood stabilizers and mechanism of action:
    1. Lithium
    2. Anti-seizure medications with indications for bipolar disorder
    3. Atypicals with indications for bipolar disorder
  • Factors to consider in selecting a mood stabilizer

Thought Disorders/Schizophrenia
  • Brain chemistry of schizophrenia
  • Schizophrenia (stages and symptoms)
  • Types of antipsychotics:
    1. (Older) typicals
    2. (Newer) atypicals
  • Factors to consider in selecting an antipsychotic risk factors:
    1. Tardive dyskenesia
    2. Metabolic syndrome

Anxiety Disorders
  • Brain chemistry in anxiety disorders and trauma
  • Types of anxiety disorders including symptoms and medication selection:
    1. GAD and SAD
    2. Panic disorder
    3. OCD
    4. Eating disorders
    5. PTSD
  • Factors to consider in medication selection
  • The appropriate and safe use of anxiolytics

Attention and Memory Disorders
  • Brain chemistry in attention deficit disorders and Alzheimer’s dementia
  • Symptoms in both disorders
  • Factors to consider in medication selection

Sleep Problems
  • Sleep disorders vs. stress insomnia
  • Assessment of sleep hygiene
  • Appropriate use of hypnotics

New Medications for Chemical Dependency
  • Alcohol dependency
  • Smoking addiction
  • Opiate addiction

Nutrition and Dietary Supplements
  • Dietary habits that improve mental health
  • Vitamins and supplements that improve mental health

How to Improve Medication Adherence
  • Attitudes that affect medication adherence
  • Relapse issues
  • Client education
  • Predictors to noncompliance
Author

FRAN MILLER, RN, MSN, BC

Fran Miller, RN, MSN, BC, has enjoyed a dynamic career spanning more than three decades with roles in academia, mental health administration, consultation, and direct clinical practice in both private and public sectors. Her continuum of care experiences range from clinical research, consultation and liaison services (inpatient medical services), crisis (access), inpatient, partial, IOP, outpatient, and ACT, to a host of other community services. She spent the past 8 years engaged in community mental health, providing medication treatment to a large caseload of adults and some children. Fran presently works in a group private practice providing medication treatment, supportive counseling, and coaching for a varied population, including women's mental health and adult ADD.

She has been a speaker for more than 30 years enriching thousands of professionals across the country. Colleagues and attendees have embraced her teaching style, applauding Fran as a visionary, trend setter and a passionate educator.

Fran has been a strong advocate for client education and its role in increasing medication compliance among the mental health client population. She designed My Mental Health Medication Workbook to increase the client's understanding of his/her mental illness, the role of the brain in producing symptoms, and the important role of mental health medications in facilitating recovery. She is a member of APNA and a board member at the local chapter. She also has served as committee member for the ANCC.

Fran received her BSN from The University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana. She received her MSN in Community Mental Health Nursing/Clinical Specialization from Indiana University at the IU Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. She received her Prescriptive Authority in 1997, and has developed expertise in medication management for all populations (child to geriatric).

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Frances Miller maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-Financial: Frances Miller has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
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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.

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.
**All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to a receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test. Or you may call our customer service department and a copy of your test/evaluation will be emailed to you. Please allow 30-45 days.



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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