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|CLPH 45400 - Advanced Practice In Psychiatric Pharmacy|
Learning Outcomes: 1.Define and understand the DSM-IV, TR diagnostic criteria for selected psychiatric disorders. 2.Recognize significant co-morbid psychiatric and medical disorders common in the psychiatric population. 3.Classify psychiatric medications based upon FDA-approved and evidence-based reasons for use. 4.Characterize psychiatric medications based upon common reason for use, neuropharmacology and mechanism of action, significant adverse events & warnings for use, drug interactions, dosage forms, and usual dose ranges. 5.Develop techniques for the critical evaluation of psychiatric literature. 6.Apply the psychiatric literature to the clinical treatment of psychiatric disorders. 7. Identify applicable treatment guidelines and develop strategies for implementing guidelines in clinical practice. 8. Discuss the impact of substance dependence upon the treatment of psychiatric illness. 9.Identify drug interactions and adverse events related to complicated psychiatric medication regimens and make sound recommendations for drug therapy. 10.Identify potential medication adherence issues and made recommendations to improve medication use and patient outcomes in clinical practice. 11.Develop an understanding of the psychiatric treatment team and the role of the pharmacist. Apply knowledge learned to clinical case examples. Proactively participate and interact during in-class case discussions.
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