Psychotropic Medications: Antidepressant Agents
OVERVIEW:

The purpose of this program is to provide nurses an understanding of the types of depression disorders, medications used in nursing intervention and the possible side effects of these medications. This program has been updated to reflect currently used medications tricyclic agents (TCAs), monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MOAIs) and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe the types of depression, their signs and symptoms.
  • Explain the interventions used to treat the various forms of depression.
  • Name the most commonly used depression assessment tools.
  • Describe the major medications used in treating depression.
  • Explain the intervention process.
  • Describe the possible side effects of intervention medication. 
This program also includes workbooks that can be ordered separately.

 This program has been designated for 1 contact hour of continuing nursing education credits.
Price: $315.00 USD

Product ID: CLP093
Media: DVD
Year: 2014
Duration: 19:41 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Mental Health Nursing, Psychiatric Drugs
 
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