Working with Patients and Clients Take Antipsychotics
Antipsychotics are primarily used in the treatment of psychosis, and they are also referred to as major tranquilizers or neuroleptics (they have the property of reducing nerve tension). As we strive toward less fragmented care for our patients or clients, basic knowledge of psychopharmacology is essential for non-medical staff.
Many factors influence medication adherence and side effects are among the most influential ones, while the therapeutic relationship also highly affects medication adherence. Several non-medical staff typically spend more time with patients and clients, when compared to medical staff, and this often leads to a strong therapeutic alliance. Understanding this alliance can provide the leverage needed for all parties to help with medication adherence; and, a basic knowledge of psychopharmacology for non-medical staff can be very helpful in facilitating this process.
Are you ready to master the How of talking intelligently with our patients and clients about antipsychotics?
Are you ready to immerse yourself in the Socratic Method, the Desire Method, and the Collective Learning experience?
Join us and enhance your ability to provide excellent care, while preventing burnout, promoting self-care, and elevating your career, agency, and the system, as a whole!
Learn the reasons Why of learning the basics of psychopharmacology
It’s beyond what you may think! ! !
AT THE END OF THIS SEMINAR, YOU WILL:
Have Learned and Mastered
Critical thinking in clinical care
The principles and techniques of learning about the basics of psychopharmacology and the How of talking with our patients and clients about antipsychotics
The do's and don'ts when learning basic knowledge about psychopharmacology
The secrets of leveraging group dynamics for collective learning and making use of opportunities to reflect on your daily work, while learning and mastering new skills
Practice, Practice and Practice!
Role play and implement new knowledge of basic psychopharmacology
Apply techniques learning about the basics of psychopharmacology
Identify your areas for improvement
start implementing changes in how you practice!
Wed, Apr 3, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wed, Apr 10, 2019
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
CEU: Social Workers and mental health counselors
In person seminar: (6)
In person seminar: $300
1441 Broadway, 6th floor
NY, NY 10018