First Do No Harm, But…Toxicology Lessons in Psychopharmacology
Speaker: J.J. Rasimas, MD, PhD – Staff Clinician, National Institutes of Health, NIMH Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch; Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Emergency Medicine, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine
Disclosures: The speaker has no conflicts of interest or commercial support to disclose. Off-label uses of medications will not be discussed. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 105 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify the major toxidromes related to adverse effects of psychiatric medications.
2. Identify potential drug interactions in patients with co-occurring medical and psychiatric conditions.
3. Understand core features of assessment and intervention for medication related toxicities.
Key words: toxicology, co-occurring disorders, toxicity, pharmacology
Continuing Nursing Education
1.75 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.
Friday, June 15, 2012 – 9:45am–11:15am
APNA 10th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
Release Date: August 10, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: August 10, 2013