Course Description: This course presents a guide to psychotropic medications which is discussed in readable language for mental health professionals. The following classes are included:
Each section includes the following topics for the different medication types: purpose; usual dose, frequency, and side effects; potential side effects; potential for abuse or dependence; emergency conditions; cautions; and special considerations for pregnant women.
Course Credit(s): 3 CE Credits or Hours
Course Format: Online Text (format of this course is noninteractive)
Course Schedule: Self-paced
Course Author(s): Steven C. Stoner, PharmD, BCPP
Content Publisher(s): Mid-America Addiction Technology Transfer Center
Course Author(s) Qualifications:
Dr. Stoner received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center – College of Pharmacy in 1994. He is a member of the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP), the Missouri Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (MSHP), and served as the director of an ASHP accredited psychiatric Pharmacy Practice & Administration residency program for 10 years (1998-2008). In addition, he has served as President of the Mid-America Colleges of Clinical Pharmacy (MACCP).
Course Level: Beginning/Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced
CEmobile, LLC, #1558, 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. CEmobile, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 05/02/2017 – 05/02/2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
Social workers participating in this course will receive 3 clinical continuing education clock hours.