2013-20: What’s All the Excitement About? Ketamine/Esketamine as Treatment Options

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2013-20:  What’s All the Excitement About? Ketamine/Esketamine as Treatment Options 

Ketamine and esketamine treatment options continue to expand and patients with treatment resistant depression are seeking out these treatment options. Cases will be presented with indications for use and the patient care, administrative and insurance/payment issues that often accompany treatment.  Experience in the development of a clinic will be discussed. 


Presenters:
  Courtney Miller, BA, ADN, RN; Paula Bolton, MS, CNP, ANP-BC

Disclosures:  The presenters 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:
  47 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  • Explore the nursing considerations when treating a patient with ketamine/esketamine.

Keywords:  Ketamine, Depression, Spravato


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.75 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 nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 34th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

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