Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Pharmacology Updates

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Advanced Pharmacology is an ever-changing field. Standard safety precautions must be followed, but as new research and clinical experience broaden our knowledge, changes in treatment and drug therapy may become necessary or appropriate. Readers are advised to check the most current product information provided by the manufacturer of each drug to be administered to verify the recommended dose, the method and duration of administration and contraindications. It is the responsibility of the licensed prescriber, relying on expertise and knowledge of the patient, to determine dosages and the best treatment for each individual patient. Neither Barkley & Associates nor any contributing authors assume any responsibility for any injury and/or damage to persons or property arising from this publication.


PMHNP Advanced Pharmacology Updates
Introduction to Prescribing Controlled Substances
Introduction to Prescribing Controlled Substances


  • An understanding of controlled substances is key to safe prescribing for the Advanced Nurse Practitioner. In this presentation, the Advanced Nurse Practitioner will learn about State and Federal laws that apply to the authority relating to prescribing controlled substances. In particular, ethical and fiscal considerations of prescribing will be considered. It is important for the ANP to understand the indications and contraindications for controlled substances—particularly schedule 2 drugs.


    2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)

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Prescribing Controlled Substances Safely
Prescribing Controlled Substances Safely


  • Controlled substances encompass a wide variety of medications from pain relievers to diet medications. An understanding of these drugs will help the Advanced Nurse Practitioner more safely treat patients in both the hospital and outpatient settings. In this presentation, controlled substances and their schedules will be described.


    2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)

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Implications of Controlled Substance Prescribing
Implications of Controlled Substance Prescribing


  • Safe prescribing of controlled substances mandates that the Advanced Nurse Practitioner is aware of State and Federal laws regulating this process. In this presentation, rules for prescribing each of the controlled substances will be discussed. Methods to decrease drug diversion including risk evaluation mitigation strategies, prescription drug monitoring programs, and dear prescriber letters will also be illustrated.


    2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)

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Clinical Aspects of Drugs of Abuse Across the Lifespan
Clinical Aspects of Drugs of Abuse Across the Lifespan

  • The profile of drug abuse in the United States is ever-changing. In this presentation, the participant will learn about the latest trends in drugs of abuse including illicit drugs, alcohol, prescription drugs and designer drugs. Both stimulant and sedative drugs are addressed with respect to effects on the body, outcomes of long-and short-term abuse, geographic trends, and differences across the lifespan…

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    2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)

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PNS-CNS and Psychopharmacology
PNS-CNS and Psychopharmacology

  • In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest drugs affecting the peripheral and central nervous system as well as the latest psychopharmacological drugs.

    Included in this session is information on:

    Nervous System: Overview, Autonomic Nervous System, Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Physiology Review...
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    2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)

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Psychopharmacology Update
Psychopharmacology Update


  • In this talk, the latest drugs for depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar affective disorder, and other psychiatric syndromes are examined. Efficacy of many of these agents has recently been improved, or in some cases, questioned. Such issues are examined, keeping in mind the best treatment outcomes for the patient. Additionally, side effects and medication compliance are discussed, as these greatly…

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    2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)

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Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation
Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation

  • This presentation provides the most up-to-date information to help the nurse practitioner update knowledge in Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation

    Included in this session is information on:

    Information to help the nurse practitioner update knowledge in Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation.



    1 contact hour of continuing education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology)

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Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics
Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics

  • The process of pharmacokinetics describes how the body interacts with drugs, including absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion. All of these play a major role in drug selection and outcomes.

    Included in this session is information on:

    The four aspects of pharmacokinetics including absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion...

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    2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)

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Antibiotics Update
Antibiotics Update


  • In this update, the participant will learn about the basics of antibiotics with respect to mechanism of action, spectrum of activity, and use. Further, side effects, allergy and special considerations of each antibiotic class will be discussed. Mechanisms of antibiotic resistance will be considered, and treatment strategies for resistant organisms in the hospital and community....

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    2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)

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Exploring the Top 20 Drugs
Exploring the Top 20 Drugs


  • This talk explores the current top 20 prescribed drugs by their categories of use for indications ranging from cardiovascular disease, pain, infection, endocrine disorders, and others. Commonly prescribed drugs are discussed with respect to their mechanism, safety, and special populations for use. A brief discussion of the top 20 street and abused drugs is also included...

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    2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)

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Alternative Therapies
Alternative Therapies


  • In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on alternative therapy options of pharmacology.

    Included in this session is information on:

    Dietary Supplements, Safety, Vitamins, Herbal Remedies, Evidence-Based Resources.


    1 contact hour of continuing education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology)

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Advanced Introductory Principles
Advanced Introductory Principles

  • In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on advanced principles of pharmacology.

    Included in this session is information on:

    Drug Information Resources, History of Drug Regulation, Stages of Drug Development and Approval, Drug Names, Federal Drug Classification, and Schedules, Prescription Writing, Phases of Drug Action, Pharmacokinetics: Absorption…
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    2.5 Contact Hours of Pharmacology

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Prescribing Errors and Polypharmacy
Prescribing Errors and Polypharmacy

  • This presentation examines common prescribing errors and polypharmacy. Common reasons for prescribing mistakes are evaluated, along with the roles of the nurse, prescriber, and pharmaceutical company.

    Included in this session is information on:

    Evaluating prescribing mistakes and the roles of nurse, prescriber and pharmaceutical company.

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    2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)

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Updates in Pain Management
Updates in Pain Management


  • The complexity of pain management, which often includes the cause of pain, in addition to the patient’s age, gender, and other factors requires the advanced practice nurse to consider the best options when selecting the right medications. This multifactorial process must account for all of these aspects to determine the best plan of action for managing pain.

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    2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)

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