Pharmacology Updates are a single day program and a must attend for the APRN.
This session will focus on prescribing and treatment of individuals with mental health, substance abuse or behavioral disorders. Topics will include benzodiazepine detoxification, suboxone treatment and the APRN, psychotropics in primary care, prescribing and optimizing antidepressants, geriatric psychopharmacology, and Alcohol Use Disorder.
Discount Pricing Available for UIC Faculty and Students:
If you are a UIC Faculty Member or Student you must register using your UIC email address in order to qualify for the discounted price.
Topics to be covered:
7:30 a.m. Registration and Coffee
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Benzodiazepine Detoxification
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Psychotropics in Primary Care
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 – 11:45 p.m. Prescribing and Optimizing Antidepressants
11:45 – 12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 -- 2:00 p.m. Suboxone Treatment and the APRN
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Geriatric Psychopharmacology
3:00- 4:00 p.m. Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)