For a better viewing experience, please consider updating your browser.

Please upgrade your browser for a better viewing experience.

You are currently using a browser that we no longer support.
Our website features components that only modern browsers support. To ensure that you receive the best experience while visiting the Robert Morris University website, please upgrade your browser to one of our recommended browsers below.

Google Chrome     Firefox     Internet Explorer
Please note: If you are using a version of Internet Explorer greater than IE 7, please ensure that the compatibility mode of your browser is turned off and/or that the document mode is set higher than IE 7.

What we support for Windows: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer 9+. Find out more about your browser.

NURS9110-A Psychopharmacology    (Fall 2014: Doctorate)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Session, Dates: 13 (08/25/2014 - 12/13/2014)

Days: R

Time: 03:15 - 06:05 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 141

Seats Available: 16 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
412-397-5246 phone
412-397-3277 fax
John Jay 223


6001 University Blvd. Moon Township, PA15108 800-762-0097 © 1995 – 2011 Robert Morris University. All rights reserved.