Total Hours: 15
No Book to Buy - Online Text
Unlimited Test Retakes
Sponsor Approval: Please visit our provider approval page for a list of national and state sponsored approvals. Some states require this course to be taken at the university level. We do not offer university credit. We offer continuing education credit only. Please check with your licensing board before completing this course.
Course delivery method and format: self-paced online training.
1. Course Reading,
2. Online PostTest
3. Course Evaluation.
After successfully completing the Course Reading, PostTest and Evaluation a certificate of completion will be issued online.
Course Presenter: Dr. Kathleen Gates, PhD. License clinical Psychologist graduated from the University of Vermont. She has 40 years of clinical experience in a private practice setting. She’s provided clinical supervision for pre and post-doctoral interns in a community outreach clinic. She has consulted extensively with physicians, community leaders and the police.
Advanced level course
Course Description: It has become increasingly important for clinicians to have a firm understanding of medication for psychological problems. This makes it imperative that therapists not only understand the main effects of the medications their patients are most likely to use, they also should be aware of indications that the patient is not tolerating the medication well.
The clinician will be able to consider of the effects of medications for depression.
The clinician will be able to evaluate the effects of medications for anxiety.
The clinician will be able to weigh the effects of medications for psychosis and schizophrenia.
The clinician will be able to appraise the long-term and short-term signs that signal danger for a patient using medication