2031.1-22 A Comprehensive Review on the Pharmacokinetic Changes of Antidepressant/Antianxiety Medications after Gastric Bypass Surgery

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2031.1-22 A Comprehensive Review on the Pharmacokinetic Changes of Antidepressant/Antianxiety Medications after Gastric Bypass Surgery

This presentation introduces characteristics of bariatric surgery and relevant anatomical changes to illustrate how bariatric surgery impacts the pharmacokinetics of medications. By reviewing and synthesizing knowledge from current research, this presentation will provide insight into psychotropic management after bariatric surgery. 


Presenter:
  Heeyoung Lee, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FAAN

Disclosures:  The APNA planners and faculty have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  23 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN


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

  • Describe the pharmacokinetic changes of medications following bariatric surgery.

Keywords:  Mental Health, Bariatric Surgery, Pharmacokinetic Changes, Psychotropic Medications


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.25 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 36th Annual Conference
Long Beach, CA

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2024


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