Medication Management: Psychotropics

by Altura Learning
$20.00

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Course Description:

Psychotropic medications can be prescribed for older people to treat certain conditions; however, there are risks associated with their use.
This course explains what psychotropic medications are, when and why they are used, and the monitoring requirements when they are prescribed.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define what psychotropic medications are
  • Explain when and why psychotropics are used
  • Identify the monitoring requirements when psychotropics are prescribed

Who is this course appropriate for:

The course is recommended for senior care staff, EN’s and RN’s working in residential care.

Continuing Professional Development Hours:

Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.

You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.

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