102-20: Care Considerations for Ketamine and Esketamine Treatment

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102-20:  Care Considerations for Ketamine and Esketamine Treatment

Examine ketamine's potential use for treatment-resistant psychiatric disorders, including major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Discuss best practices for incorporating esketamine to treat individuals with such disorders.


Presenter:
Paula Bolton, MS, CNP, ANP-BC

Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  1 hour 28 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the assessment for treatment, care during treatment, administration, appropriate follow up, and referral for patients receiving ketamine and/or esketamine.

Keywords: Ketamine, Esketamine


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
1.5 pharmacology contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


The contact hours for this session expire:  July 1, 2023


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