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New Medications: Staying Current in Psychopharmacology Treatments for Mental Health Disorders


Credit Available - See CEs/Contact Hours tab below.

Average Rating:
   37
Category:
Pharmacology |  Psychopharmacology
Trainer:
Eileen Trigoboff, RN, PMHCNS-BC, DNS, DABFN
Course Levels:
Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced
Duration:
6 hours
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Mar 11, 2022



Description

Course Format

Recorded webinar.


This workshop is for new, as well as experienced, staff who need current information about new medications being prescribed for adults and children with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Whether working with a client who has already been prescribed a medication or advocating for someone who needs a medication or a medication change, understanding the latest developments in psychopharmacology is essential. The use of newer medications and new information about clinical standards will be discussed. Marketed medications and investigational compounds with promise will be explored. Content will include the use and main effects of current medication protocols in treatment of mental health disorders as well as the latest research contributing to the clinical application of these medications.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the overall classes of psychiatric medications currently marketed;
  2. Discuss clinical uses of the medications; potential problems with these medications as treatment;
  3. Identify specified effects/side effects of these medications in clinical practice.

Research:

Rosenblat, J.D., Simon, G.E., Sachs, G.S., Deetz, I., Doederlein, A., DePeralta, D., Mischka Dean, M., McIntyre, R.S., (2019). Treatment effectiveness and tolerability outcomes that are most important to individuals with bipolar and unipolar depression. Journal of Affective Disorders. 243: 116-120.

Buttar, K., Trigoboff, E., Grace, J.J., (2020). Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: Can Be an Unrecognized Chronic Fatal Disease. Innovations in Neuroscience. 17:26-28.

Montejo A.L., Prieto N., de Alarcón R., Casado-Espada N., de la Iglesia J., Montejo L. (2019) Management Strategies for Antidepressant-Related Sexual Dysfunction: A Clinical Approach. Journal of Clinical Medicine 8(10):1640.

Target Audience: social workers, mental health practitioners, creative arts therapists, marriage and facility therapists, psychologists, addiction professionals, case managers, nurses, and other interested individuals.

Customer Service

We are happy to respond to any concerns or questions you may have. Please contact us at by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.

ADA Accommodations: If you require any support for your ADA needs in the United States, please contact us by email at least 3 weeks prior to the event by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.


CEs/Contact Hours


NYSED LMSW & LCSW CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0001. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 6.75


NYSED LMHC CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0008. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 6.75


NYSED LMFT CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0007. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 6.75


NYSED LCAT CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-0003. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 6.75


NYSED PSY CEs/Contact Hours

University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0062. Continuing education Self-Study contact hours: 6.75


UBSW - NYS OASAS

NYS OASAS Provider #0045: 6 hours for CPP & CPS Initial hours, Section 1; CASAC, CPP & CPS Renewal.



Handouts

Trainer

Eileen Trigoboff, RN, PMHCNS-BC, DNS, DABFN's Profile

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Dr. Eileen Trigoboff, RN, PMHCNS-BC, DNS, DABFN is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in private psychotherapy practice in Western New York. She is an Expert Witness and a national and international speaker and consultant on a wide variety of clinical, research, legal and professional topics. Dr. Trigoboff earned her Doctorate in Nursing Science (DNS) in psychiatric nursing from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo. She is Board Certified in 4 areas, has written chapters in 14 textbooks, as well as publishing dozens of articles in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Trigoboff is also a volunteer faculty for the SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and the School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences. 


Self-Study Equipment Requirements

Required Hardware
- A computer (desktop/laptop) or mobile device (smartphone/tablet).
- Speakers/headphones/earbuds

Internet Connection
- A stable Internet connection of 56K or greater is required. (However, please note that a 56K connection may degrade the quality of your experience.)

Any questions about these requirements or other technical questions can be directed to sw-ce@buffalo.edu.

Self-Study Course Access

Upon successful registration of the course, including receipt of payment, you will be able to access the course materials. 

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Completion Requirements

Self-Study Completion Requirements 

In order to receive a certificate of completion for this course participants must complete the following.

Please note all requirements can be found in your UBCE21 portal

- Watch the video(s) in it's entirety. 

- After the training, take and pass the quiz with a score of 80% or higher. Participants have three chances to pass the quiz. You can access the quiz by clicking on the "Evaluation and Certificate" button for this course. 

- After the training, complete the evaluation by clicking on the "Evaluation and Certificate" button for this course.

The certificate of completion will be immediately generated in your account upon completion of all course requirements. Certificates may be downloaded, printed, or left in your account.

Self-Study Cancellation Policy

Self-Study Courses: Participants have up to 72 hours from purchase to contact the Office of Continuing Education by email and request a refund.

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