NURS9110-A Psychopharmacology    (Fall 2013: Doctorate)

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About The Instructor
Course Details

Session, Dates: 13 (08/26/2013 - 12/14/2013)

Days: R

Time: 03:30 - 06:15 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Benjamin Rush Center 102

Seats Available: 5 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course expands on the knowledge obtained from the Advanced Pharmacology and Principles of Biological Psychiatry courses and emphasizes pharmacologic principles of psychiatric medications. Classroom learning provides a comprehensive overview of the classes, indications, interactions, and side effects of psychotropic medications. Emphasis will be placed on utilizing evidence-based practice findings to prescribe psychotropic medications to patients with psychiatric disorders as well as considerations of using psychotropic medications with vulnerable populations.

Prerequisites: NURS8010, NURS8110, and NURS9010

About The Instructor

Janene L. Szpak, D.N.P., PMHNP-BC, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
 Nursing

szpak@rmu.edu
412-397-5246 phone
412-397-3277 fax
John Jay 223

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