Clients taking psychotropic medications need an advocate who can help them make sense of the whirlwind of information regarding what drugs are good for what conditions, potentially dangerous side effects and adverse reactions, and possible alternative treatments.
They need someone who can not only effectively communicate vital information to them but can also collaborate with prescribers to determine the best course of action to take.
Simply put, these clients need you, and so you need this current and comprehensive training in psychopharmacology.
As a licensed psychiatric nurse practitioner with full independent prescriptive practice, Susan Marie, PHD, PMHNP, CARN-NP has the expertise necessary to guide you through the newest advances in psychopharmacology and contemporary trends in medication management.
You will get the advantage of an intimate, in-depth look at the key issues from a vantage point that understands the experiences of clients, mental health professionals, and prescribers.
Susan’s engaging presentation includes many take home “pearls” you can use to teach your clients about their medications and how to protect them from concerning, dangerous or adverse effects.
You will find this recording to have the most up-to-date medication information and how to use it most effectively with your clients.
This online program is worth 12.5 hours CPD.
|Manual - 2-Day Psychopharmacology Course for Mental Health Clinicians (11.6 MB)||137 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Susan Marie, PhD, PMHNP, CARN-AP, a licensed psychiatric nurse practitioner with full independent prescriptive practice and certification in addictions, brings to you over 30 years of clinical experience with highly vulnerable clients with suicidality, co-occurring addiction, homelessness, serious mental illnesses, traumatic brain injuries, and persistent pain conditions. She is noted for her “pearls and pitfalls” of psychopharmacology. Her passions are radical respect for people with serious mental illnesses & addictions, excellence in psychopharmacology, and integrating psychotherapeutic interventions for clients with PTSD, addictions and chronic pain.
Dr. Marie is Senior Clinical Director for Behavioral Health at Old Town Clinic, Central City Concern and Associate Professor at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. She teaches nationally on psychopharmacology as well as suicide assessment and intervention.
Financial: Susan Marie is an Associate Professor for Oregon Health & Science University. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Susan Marie has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
THE VITAL, AND EXPANDING, ROLE OF THE MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN IN PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
WHAT THE MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT
Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, & Trauma-Related Disorders
Substance Use Disorders
Special Populations: Geriatric
Special Populations: Women
Use of Complementary and Alternative Agents Across Psychiatric Conditions
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