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Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals - Louisville, KY
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5/22/2019
When: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
8:00 AM
Where: United States

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How many CE credits are being offered?

6.25


Does the CE offered count as Ethics CE?

No


Event Description

Most clients with DSM-5® diagnoses are being treated with a combination of psychological and pharmacological treatments. Newer drugs are being developed to treat mental disorders based on a better understanding of neurobiological contributions to mental disorders and the latest pharmacological research. To provide appropriate services, you are expected to have a thorough understanding of these common and complex issues. As a mental health professional, keeping up-to-date is essential. This seminar will update and increase your knowledge of: • Neurobiological underpinnings of major DSM-5® diagnoses • Effects and side effects of drugs used to treat these diagnoses • Responsibilities of the non-prescribing therapist to clients taking psychiatric medication Specifics of the pharmacological treatment and drugs of choice for Depressive, Bipolar, Schizophrenia Spectrum, Anxiety, OCD, Sleep-Wake, ADHD and Neurocognitive disorders will be presented. Unique to this seminar is information on the common types of psychotherapeutic drugs and other drugs that are abused, and methods for prevention and early detection. Throughout the day, representative case studies will generate discussion and examination of the latest drug treatment for DSM-5® disorders. You will leave this seminar with knowledge and confidence regarding effective and safe application of pharmacological drugs.


Event registration website

http://www.pesi.com/events/detail/70236


Cost

229.99


Provider Name

PESI, INC


Provider Email Address

cepesi@pesi.com


Provider Phone Number

8008448260


Venue Name

The Brown Hotel


Venue Street Address

335 W Broadway


Venue City

Louisville


Venue State

KY


Venue Zip Code

40202