Medication Management: Psychotropics
Psychotropic medications can be prescribed for older people to treat certain conditions; however, there are risks associated with their use.
This course explains what psychotropic medications are, when and why they are used, and the monitoring requirements when they are prescribed.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
Define what psychotropic medications are
Explain when and why psychotropics are used
Identify the monitoring requirements when psychotropics are prescribed
Who is this course appropriate for:
The course is recommended for senior care staff, EN’s and RN’s working in residential care.
Continuing Professional Development Hours:
Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.
You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.
View the trailer below to preview the course: