Psychopharmacology for Non-Prescribers: The Role of Therapists & Psychologists in Medication Management

Originally presented: Tuesday, June 16, 2020
1.0 CE hour (UPA & NASW-UT)
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About the presentation:

The purpose of the presentation is to (1) examine the main structures and function of the brain and neurotransmitters and how the affect our mental health; (2) to review the main types of psychiatric disorders, their presentations/symptoms, neurotransmitters and how they can be treated/managed with psychiatric medications; (3) explain the effect of psychotropic medications on the brain and how they can be therapeutic to the patient/client; (4) and to explain the potential side effects and signs/symptoms that may be observed by other mental health professionals working with the patient.

About the presenter:

Darin Principe, APRN. Darin is a psychiatric/addiction nurse practitioner who trained with the SLC VA prior to joining UCEBT. He is also part of the medical staff at Recovery Ways Treatment Center in Murray, UT for dual diagnosis treatment.