1047-23: Sexuality and Psychotropics

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1047-23: Sexuality and Psychotropics

Many medications used to treat psychiatric disorders have unintended sexual side effects. Nurses must be able to discuss all areas of sexuality with patients and identify current treatment options to assist in mitigating these issues.


Presenter:
  Sattaria (Tari) Dilks, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP

Disclosures:  The APNA planners and faculty, with the exception of those listed below, have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. All relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated. Off-label uses will be discussed during this presentation.

Sattaria (Tari) Dilks is on the speakers' bureau for Otsuka and Lundbeck.


Session Length:
  2 hours

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  • Identify treatment strategies to assist in mitigating sexual issues associated with psychopharmacological medications.

Keywords:  Pharmacology, Medication Side Effects, Psychotropics, Sexual Issues, Psychiatric Medications; Sexual Dysfunction


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
2.0 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.


Originally Presented
APNA 37th Annual Conference
Lake Buena Vista, FL

Access to this course will end:  November 30, 2025


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