UW School of Nursing

May 9, 2022

Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2019

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On-Demand Program

Course Description

This on-demand lecture series is designed as a neuropsychotropic pharmacology update at the advanced practice level. Sessions focus on current recommendations and controversies in drug therapy for common neuropsychiatric health concerns. Teaching methods include video, PDF handout and case analysis.

Target Audience

For psychiatric nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

  1. Compare forms of medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD).
  2. Recognize the diagnostic criteria for eating disorders, including: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder, and avoidant restrictive food intake disorder.
  3. Apply basic understanding of drug-induced movement disorders.
  4. Recognize migraines quickly in clinic.
  5. Describe ketamine pharmacology.

Featured Topics

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  1. Psychological Trauma, PTDS and Pain – Stephen Hunt, MD
  2. Eating Disorders: The Role of Psychopharmacology – Sarah Golub, MD, MPH
  3. Drug-Induced Movement Disorders – Kimmy Su, MD
  4. CGRP Agents for Migraine Prevention – Donald Bright, MD
  5. Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy for Psychiatric Disorders – Nathaniel Schmidt, DNP, ARNP, PMHNP-BC