Psychotropic Medications: Mood Stabilizing Agents
OVERVIEW:

The purpose of this program is to provide nurses an understanding of the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder, nursing interventions and the medications used to treat bipolar disorders. This program has been updated to reflect currently used mood stabilizing medications such as lithium, anticonvulsants and antipsychotic agents.

OBJECTIVES:

1. Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:
2. List the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder.
3. Compare and contrast Bipolar Disorder 1 and Bipolar Disorder 2.
4. Outline the different categories of medications used in the management of bipolar disorders.
5. Describe their mechanisms of action on the brain.
6. Identify how other systems of the body or organs can be impacted by these drugs.
7. State which laboratory tests should be done to assess the drug's impact on the body.
8. Recognize the side effects associated with these medications.
9. Explain how some of these side effects may be minimized.

This program also includes workbooks that can be ordered separately.
Price: $299.00 USD

Product ID: CLP092
Media: DVD
Year: 2014
Duration: 24:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Mental Health Nursing, Psychiatric Drugs
 
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