104-19: Sexuality and Psychotropics

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104-19:  Sexuality and Psychotropics

This presentation includes a candid discussion of the sexual side effects of psychotropic and non-psychotropic medications, that may interfere with consumer willingness to continue treatment. Hear eye opening cases to improve understanding and communication with the clients you serve.


Presenter:   Sattaria Dilks, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Disclosures:  The presenter has indicated a significant financial interest or other affiliation with Otsuka Speaker Bureau. Off-label use of medications will be discussed during this presentation.The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.


Session Length:
  1 hour 22 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  1. Discuss the impact of mental illness and commonly used psychiatric medications on sexuality. 
  2. Examine prescribing considerations related to psychiatric medications and adverse sexual issues and potential solutions to minimize pharmacologically based sexual issues.

Keywords:  Psychopharmacology, Side Effects


Continuing Nursing Education:
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 with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
17th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
Louisville, KY
Friday, June 7, 2019
1:45pm - 3:15pm


The contact hours for this session expire:  June 30, 2021

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