304-19: Neurobiologic Aspect of Trauma
Appreciate how the phases of intimate partner violence and/or sexual assault impact prescribing practices. Link that knowledge to the neurobiological aspects of trauma and how medications address this population's needs on several levels.
Presenter: Elizabeth M. Fitelson, M.D.
Disclosures: The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose. Off-label uses will be discussed during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 1 hour 29 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
- Identify how trauma impacts neural circuitry, and how this in turn leads to higher burden of psychopathology.
- Explore effective strategies for pharmacologic treatment of PTSD and related comorbidity.
Keywords: Psychopharmacology, Trauma
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.
APNA 17th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
Sunday, June 9, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
The contact hours for this session expire: June 30, 2021