Date(s) - 08/10/2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
This workshop is designed to provide non-medical practitioners with an introduction to pharmacotherapy for mental health and addiction within the Canadian Context This overview will include relevant medication groups, trends, policy and pharma industry development and the role of pharmacy in Canada.
Target Group: All
Additional Training Method: Agency Training
Total Cost: THTC Members Pay: $80.00 | Non-Members Pay: $90.00
Upon successful completion of this workshop participants will be able to:
- Discuss the relevant and changing trends in mental health and addiction medication.
- Identify and describe evidence based and off label trends in pharmacotherapy.
- Describe the role of pharmacists and prescribers and compare interprovincial trends and differences.
- Distinguish between categories and types of mood-stabilizers, anti-depressants, anti-psychotics, sedatives, prescription pain medication, addiction medication, etc.