Academic- Case Studies


Building on a foundation of pharmacokinetics and the neurobiology of psychiatric disease, the pharmacodynamics of each drug class is analyzed in terms of practical application with relevant case studies.

Taught by pharmacology expert and nationally acclaimed presenter, Dr. Sally Miller, this course is appropriate for psychiatric mental health NPs and NPs from all specialty settings who manage patients on any of these therapies and for students in PMHNP programs, who need a 30-hour psychopharmacology-specific course. Topics covered include:

             Neurobiology of psychiatric disorders
             Mood stabilizers
             Psychostimulants and other ADD/ADHD medications
             Pharmacologic management of dementing disorders
             Pharmacologic management of substance abuse disorders
             Pharmacologic management of sleep disorders