It's Not Just Serotonin: Neurosignaling in Mental Illness
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It's Not Just Serotonin: Neurosignaling in Mental Illness

 

*Note:  At 1:38:00 – 1:39:00 you will need to click on the video link (provided as a part of the handouts) in order to see the visual attached to the sound being played in the podcast.

 

Speaker: Barbara J. Limandri, DNSc, APRN, BC – Professor, Linfield College of Nursing; PMHNP, Portland Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program

 

Disclosures: Discussion of off-label uses (using products for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration, or FDA) will occur during this presentation.  The speaker has no conflicts of interest to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Session Length: 165 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Distinguish between metabotropic and ionotropic neuroreceptors.
2. Identify the major neuroreceptors and neurotransmitters involved in mental illnesses.
3. Describe neurosignaling in the brain in relation to mental illness.
4. Discuss new targets for psychiatric drug therapies.

 

Key words: neurosignaling, neurobiology, neurotransmitters, pharmacology

 

Continuing Nursing Education
2.75 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 correctly answer the questions 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.

 

Originally Presented
Thursday, June 14, 2012 – 6:00pm–9:15pm
APNA 10th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
Reston, Virginia

 

Release Date: August 10, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: August 1, 2015

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.