Antiviral Drugs and Mood Disorders
Jerika Lam, PharmD, AAHIVE – Assistant Professor of Pharmacotherapy, School of Pharmacy, Loma Linda University Biography
Disclosures: The speaker has no conflicts of interest to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 60 minutes
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify the antiviral drugs used for the treatment of HIV and hepatitis C that cause mood disorders.
2. Describe the incidence and mechanisms of mood disorders associated with antiviral drugs.
3. Discuss the management and treatment of mood disorders.
4. Describe the drug interactions between psychotropic and antiviral drugs.
Continuing Nursing Education
1.0 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to earn a score of 80% or better on the post test. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.
The content of this CNE activity pertains to pharmacology. Because states' requirements may vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
APNA 9th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
Saturday, June 18, 2011
11:30am – 12:30pm
Release Date: August 24, 2011
Contact hours for this session expire: December 31, 2013