Psychopharmacology Update for Primary Care Providers


This exciting new continuing education event is designed for primary care nurse practitioners and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners! Learn or fine-tune your expertise in prescribing medications for the most common psychiatric conditions, including depression and anxiety.

In this 1-day course, you will explore and understand why recognizing and treating mental health conditions is a vital part of practice today. Learn how prepare yourself — and your clinical setting — to effectively manage patients with episodic and ongoing mental illness. Particular emphasis will be placed on the importance of appropriate psychiatric mental health knowledge in primary care settings.

You will learn:
  • the principles of prescribing psychiatric medications
  • how to manage depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and other common mental illnesses in the primary care setting
  • how to identify treatment response and remission
  • identification and treatment issues unique to children and adolescents
  • identification and treatment issues unique to postpartum women
  • how to effectively manage mental illness in the presence of comorbidities
  • how to determine when to refer to specialist
  • the neurobiology involved in treating mental health diagnoses.

This course is expected to fill quickly! Don’t miss your opportunity to build strong diagnostic and treatment skills in mental health, and to earn pharmacology contact hours.

WHEN: May 1, 2020, 9 am to 4 pm
WHERE: JW Marriott Houston Galleria
CONTACT HOURS: 6.0 pharmacology
PRICE: $165.00

The presenter for this course is Nancy Nadolski, MSN, MEd, FNP, RN, a family nurse practitioner in Boise, Idaho, who has focused on psychiatric and sleep medicine for more than 20 years. She is a well-known educator on mental health treatment and is the co-author of Think Like a Psychiatrist: 40 Cases. Her presentations at national, regional and state conference have included topics such as “Treating Depression and Anxiety,” “How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep,” and “Psychopharmacology for the Curious.”


Presented by Nancy Nadolski

MSN, MEd, FNP, RN Learn More
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