Product Detail

Psychotropic Medications: What You Need to Know for Competent Practice
Digital Seminar
$179.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Digital Seminar
Author:
CATHY WEITZEL, MSN, ARNP, BC
Publisher:
Vyne Education
Copyright:
2/8/2013
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
WDS020020
Objectives

Upon completion of this seminar, you will be able to:
Identify four classes of psychotropic medications and list major side effects of each, including updated information to determine dosage parameters

Discuss FDA approved and off-label use of mood stabilizers for Bipolar Disorder

Explore potentially life-threatening adverse reaction of Stevens' Johnson Syndrome

Identify indications and SE profile of different antipsychotics

Recognize and assess Extrapyramidal Symptoms with antipsychotic and other medication use

Explore today's legal liability issues surrounding psychotropics and your practice

Learn implications of the FDA Black Box Warning for suicidality as it relates to antidepressants

Author

CATHY WEITZEL, MSN, ARNP, BC

CATHY WEITZEL, MSN, APRN, BC, is an ANCC board certified lecturer and clinical instructor of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing at Wichita State University. As co–owner of Advocates for Behavioral Health, PA, Ms. Weitzel has prescriptive authority and sees adults and older adults for psychotropic medication management. She has over 25 years of experience working in settings such as ED assessment/triage, inpatient acute care locked units, medical detox, and utilization review. She has published articles on the topics of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Serotonin Syndrome, and Suicide Assessment. Her professional memberships are extensive and include the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants and the American Association of Suicidology.
Continuing Education Credits
Continuing Education Information
This educational offering is designed to qualify for continuing education for many professionals in every state.


Materials that are included in this course could include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice for your profession. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.


Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this educational offering. Please note, your state licensing board dictates what is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact customerservice@vyne.com or 800-397-0180.


CE information is based on 100% attendance.


Counselors - National
This educational offering consists of 6 clock hour(s) 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 offering and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Counselors - Ohio
Vyne Education, LLC. is approved through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (provider #RCT091001). This educational offering is offered for six (6) clock hours of continuing education for counselors only. Licensed counselors in other states should contact their individual state jurisdiction to review the current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

Counselors - South Carolina: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved sponsor with the South Carolina Board of Examiners for LPC, AC and MFTs (Provider #104). This educational offering is offered for 6 continuing education hours.

Counselors - California: The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the American Psychological Association and the ASWB. Full attendance at this course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.

Counselors - Florida: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #50-466. This educational offering is approved for 6 continuing education credits.


Nurse Practitioners
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Vyne Education, LLC. is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 060313. This educational offering was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies. This course is offered for 6 contact hours.


Psychologists
Vyne Education, LLC. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Vyne Education, LLC. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This educational offering offers 6 CE credits for psychologists. Full attendance is required to receive credit for psychologist, variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded based on the APA guidelines.


Social Workers
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Cross Country Education provider #1005, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program (an approved provider since 1999, approved period 1-27-15 to 1-27-18). Cross Country Education maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers will receive 6 continuing education clock hours for participating in this course. Licensed social workers should contact their individual state jurisdiction to review the current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Visit ASWB's website at www.aswb.org for more information.

Social Workers - Florida: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #50-466. This educational offering is approved for 6 continuing education credits.


Other Professions
This educational offering qualifies for 6 continuing education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Audience
Nurse Practitioners
MDS Coordinators and Nursing Staff of LTC Facilities
Psychiatric RNs
LPNs
LMHTs
ICU/CCU/MICU RNs
Emergency Department RNs
Medical-Surgical RNs
Home Health RNs
Social Workers
Case Managers
Counselors
Psychologists
Professionals working with Severe and Persistent Mentally Ill (SPMI) clients
Pharmacists
Reviews

Cathy is an astute clinician and a dynamic speaker. She uses concepts that I can understand and apply to my practice.
Carolyn Gerstenkorn, RN
Via Christi Regional Medical Center
Good Shepherd Campus, Wichita, KS