MDFT 6647: Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals (2019-2020)

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This course will provide a basic foundation of the neuromechanisms relevant to understanding the pharmecodynamics of psychotropic medications commonly prescribed in primary care settings. Current medications used for the treatment of depression, anxiety, bi-polar, attention deficit, and some mental illnesses with psychotic features will be covered as well as common side effect profiles that patients may experience. Additionally, effective strategies for interacting with prescribing providers and their patients as a mental health care provider on the topic of medication will be covered. The seminar will also focus on the particulars of child and adolescent psychotropic medication and medication management.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Winter 26766 1 Kay Lo
F
9:30AM-12:30 PM
01/10-01/10 Library SEMAB
32 of 32 seats open
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Equivalent: MFT 6647
Crosslisted with: MFT 6647 CRN: 26765
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal with N, Audit, Pass/No Credit
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term