UW School of Nursing

August 9, 2021

Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2020 | Trauma, PTSD and Psychopharmacology

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Trauma, PTSD and Psychopharmacology
On-Demand Program


April Gerlock, PhD, PMHNP-BC, ARNP
Clinical Professor, UW School of Nursing

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially psychiatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals. 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be better able to:

  1. Differentiate key clinical features across the traumatic-stress spectrum from acute stress to complex PTSD.
  2. Identify evidence-based interventions and the role of psychopharmacology in treating PTSD symptoms.
  3. Identify other co-occurring disorders in making treatment decisions for PTSD.