Product Detail

Psychopharmacology in Plain English
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on August 9, 2018.
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
KENNETH CARTER, PHD, ABPP
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
8/9/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV053900
Objectives
  1. Define the proper role of mental health professionals who treat clients receiving both psychotherapeutic medications and psychotherapy.
  2. Explore specific ethical issues and resolutions related to communicating with clients and prescribing professionals about psychotropic medications.
  3. Explain the neurotransmitter systems and neuroanatomy underlying the biological basis for mental disorders and pharmacotherapy.
  4. Describe the major classes of drugs used to treat mental disorders and which mental disorders are appropriately treated with each class of drugs.
  5. Explore psychotropic medication treatment options for clients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
  6. Analyze the role that half-life plays in the efficacy of insomnia medications prescribed for clients.
Outline
MEDS 101
  • Case study
  • Reasons to be knowledgeable about psychiatric medications
  • Lessons from other disciplines
    • Pharmacy
    • Nursing
  • Ethics guidelines
  • The common questions clients have about their medications
  • Handling differences of opinion between yourself and a prescribing professional
General Overview of the Nervous System
  • Organization of the nervous system
  • Structure of the neuron
  • Communication between neurons
  • How medicines interact with the nervous system
Depression Medications
  • Neurobiology
  • SSRIs and SNRIs
  • Mechanism of action
  • Benefits and adverse reactions
  • Medications in these categories
  • Case study
Anxiety Disorder Medications
  • DSM-5® anxiety categories
  • Deconstructionist approach taken by prescribers
  • Neurobiology
  • SSRIs and Benzodiazepines
  • Mechanism of action
  • Benefits and adverse reactions
  • Medications in these categories
  • Case study
Bipolar Medications
  • Monotherapy
  • Lithium, Anticonvulsants, and 2nd generation antipsychotics
  • Mechanism of action
  • Benefits and adverse reactions
  • Medications in these categories
  • Case study
ADHD Medications
  • Neurobiology
  • Methylphenidate and Amphetamine
  • Mechanism of action
  • Delivery systems
  • Benefits and adverse reactions
  • Medications in these categories
  • Case study
Antipsychotic Medications
  • Psychosis symptoms
  • Neurobiology
  • 1st and 2nd generation
  • Antipsychotics
  • Mechanism of action
  • Benefits and adverse reactions
  • Medications in these categories
  • Case study
Insomnia Medications
  • Causes and treatments for insomnia
  • Medications for insomnia
  • Half-life
  • Benefits and adverse reactions
  • Case study
Limitations of the Research & Potential Risks
Author

KENNETH CARTER, PHD, ABPP

Kenneth Carter, PhD, ABPP, is a board-certified clinical psychologist and professor of Psychology at Oxford College of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to this, Dr. Carter served as a senior assistant research scientist in the Epidemic Intelligence Service of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He has been a psychotherapist and researcher for more than 20 years, during which time he has garnered awards from the National Institutes of Health, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and the University of Michigan. In addition to his teaching and research, Dr. Carter is actively engaged in translating psychology to everyday language. He has also appeared in magazines such as Mental Floss and Reader’s Digest, as well as in news programs such as Connect with Kids, and NBC’s “Today Show”. Dr. Carter recently published Learn Psychology, an introductory psychology textbook, with Dr. Colleen Seifert of the University of Michigan. Dr. Carter received his M.A. and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and a postdoctoral master's degree in clinical psychopharmacology from Fairleigh Dickerson University.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Kenneth Carter is a professor at Oxford College of Emory University. He is a clinical supervisor for Positive Impact Health Centers. He is an author for Cambridge University Pres and receives royalties. He is an author for Jones and Bartlett Learning and receives royalties. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Dr. Kenneth Carter has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

CE Information Coming Soon
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. 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.

Audience
Counselors, Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Nurse Practitioners, Case Managers, Marriage & Family Therapists Addiction Counselors, Nurses, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Pharmacists, Other Mental Health Professionals