Psychopharmacology in Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing II

This course provides a continuation of the exploration of psychopharmacology, reviewing the basics of pharmacology, neuroanatomy and a biopsychosocial approach to understanding mental illness. The effects and side effects of psychotropic medication used in the treatment of psychiatric disorders across the lifespan will be further explored and applied to the students’ clinical case examples. The issues that accompany prescribing and coordinating multiple medications, along with potential interactions will be discussed, with the emphasis on treating complex comorbidities.

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