Psychopharmacology in MH Care
Advanced concepts in pharmacogenomics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics for targeted symptoms in the management of various psychiatric disorders. Management of symptoms for various populations and risk-mitigation strategies are presented for clinical problems in primary mental health settings. Use of psychopharmacologic agents with medical comorbidities. Patient adherence strategies examined.
- Examine the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of commonly prescribed psychopharmacologic agents used in the management of targeted psychiatric symptoms.
- Compare and contrast the effectiveness of various psychopharmacologic agents on symptoms of psychiatric illness.
- Analyze the factors that influence patient engagement and adherence to psychopharmacologic regimens.
- Discuss ethical dilemmas, cultural considerations, bias, and conflicting data/report when prescribing psychopharmacotherapeutic agents.
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