A better understanding of medications

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  • Course Description

    This course discusses standard psychopharmacology medications and medication classes, as well as what conditions may be helped by use of these medications. Illustrative examples are provided to assist listeners in remembering the differences between different medications in order to assist them in working alongside psychiatrists. This course also discusses various side effects, interactions, and special considerations.

  • Learning Objectives

    Upon completing this course, participants will be able to: Name and briefly describe three or more medications used to treat depression; Discuss the at least two possible consequences related to switching from brand-name medication to generic medication; Describe at least one possible consequence of mixing psychotropic medication with alcohol


    Target Audience and Instructional Level
    This course is intended for psychologists, therapists, social workers, clinical counselors, and addiction counselors. Instructional level: Introductory & Intermediate

  • How To Take This Course

    In order to receive a certificate of completion reflecting the associated CE credit hour, you must:
    #1: Have an active Clearly Clinical membership
    #2: Listen to the corresponding course podcast
    #3: Achieve a passing grade on the post-presentation test (the test has up to ten questions and you must earn a score of at least 80%; you are able to re-test)
    #4: Complete the required course evaluation.

    Course requirements (including the course audio, post-test, and course evaluation) can be completed on a computer or mobile device via your Clearly Clinical account.

  • Course Format

    This high-quality and interesting course contains a one-hour, non-interactive audio podcast presentation which is available for free via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or your other favorite podcast providers. You can also listen to and download the file via our course player.

  • Commercial Support

    There is no known commercial support or conflict of interest for this CE program, presenter, sponsor, instructor, or content.

  • Certificate Access Details

    Once you've completed the course, your certificate will automatically populate in the 'Certificate' section of your account; it will also be emailed to you. Access to completion certificate will expire 365 days after issuance. Course certificates will be on file for ten (10) years from date of course completion.

Instructor

Psychopharmacology Pundit

Dr. Lance Steinberg, MD

Board-Certified Psychiatrist

Lance Steinberg, M.D. has taught psychopharmacology internationally using humor and emphasizing clinical relevance. As Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA (Geffen) School of Medicine, he has taught Fellows in Child Psychiatry at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and has received two Golden Apple Awards for “Outstanding Teaching”. His seminar, “Child Psychopharmacology,” was awarded “Highest Rated Course” from 2000-2010. Lance Steinberg graduated from Dartmouth Medical School and was designated a Rock Sleyster Scholar by the A.M.A. as one of the top ten medical school students in psychiatry for the United States. He completed a full residency in pediatrics at UCLA and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, then a fellowship in adolescent medicine with an emphasis on medical-psychiatric interface at Stanford University Hospital and Clinics. Dr. Steinberg then trained in psychiatry at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he has taught advanced child psychopharmacology, CBT, and self-hypnosis for over twenty years. He has spoken on behalf of TSA, CHADD, OCDF and is a professional referral for these organizations. Dr. Steinberg’s specialties include Tics, Tourette’s, OCD, ADHD, mood & anxiety disorders, Asperger’s, and Autism. Dr. Steinberg has offices in Calabasas, Encino, and Valencia, CA

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