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Become the lifeline for patients in crisis when mental health care can't wait!

Decode the complexities of psychopharmacology in this practical course from award-winning researcher, author, and board-certified clinical psychiatric pharmacist, David Dadiomov.

In this powerful, focused training, you'll find the latest research distilled into actionable strategies you can use with your patients right away. And, you'll get the most up-to-date knowledge to protect your license and your patients.

PLUS, upon completion you'll earn a Certificate in Advanced Psychopharmacology!

Walk away with increased clinical confidence and effective solutions for...
  • ✔  Treatment resistant psychiatric conditions, complex diagnoses, and more
  • ✔  Patients withdrawing from substances and in active addiction
  • ✔  Accurately prescribing for pregnant patients and those with complicated health concerns
  • ✔  Implementing non-medication interventions to keep patients committed to improvement
  • ✔  Enhanced patient safety by knowing warnings and contraindications for common meds
  • ✔  And, explore the evolving world of clinical psychedelic uses
Whether you work in direct patient care or allied health settings... you'll be able to apply easy-to-use treatment strategies that can protect your license and your patients' health for years to come!

Register now and you'll get two FREE modules on psychopharmacology of trauma and cannabis pharmacology!

Stand out as an exceptional care-provider, colleague, and employee with your new Certificate in Advanced Psychopharmacology!

Comprehensive Psychopharmacology Certificate Course:
Advanced Strategies for Prescribers, Nurses, and Mental Health Clinicians

$509.96 Value
Just $199.99!
Plus, earn up to 10.25 CE Hours, including up to 9.0 Pharmacology CE hours, included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
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Five Stars
"This presentation was one of my favorites. I learned a great deal and will use this knowledge to better treat my patients.
— Emily B., Nurse Practitioner
"This was an excellent module. The presenter had the materials well-organized and they were easy to understand. The graphs, charts and illustrations were especially helpful to the presentation.
— Kathleen, B., Psychologist
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What's Inside
Foundations in Psychopharmacology
David Dadiomov, PharmD, BCPP

You'll get the knowledge you need to know so you can answer your patients' questions, manage complex side effects, understand medication reactions, and get specific strategies to work with patients with health problems, pregnant patients, common mental health disorders, treatment-resistant patients, and more.

Best of all, you'll get access to case studies you can't get anywhere else and a comprehensive reference guide so you can quickly apply your knowledge in any clinical or therapeutic setting.
  • Foundational concepts in psychopharmacology 
    • Know warnings and contradictions for patient safety
    • Easy-to-use disorder-specific medication interventions
    • Drug targets
    • Neurotransmitters involved in treatment
    • Simple non-medication interventions to integrate
    • Working with complicated health problems
    • Key knowledge areas when working with pregnant patients
  • Differential diagnosis in mental health conditions
    • Substance intoxication or withdrawal
    • Other mental health conditions
    • Other physical health conditions
    • How to screen and rule out other diagnoses
  • Practical Psychopharmacology for Depression Treatment
    • SSRIs
    • SNRIs
    • Atypical Antidepressants
    • New treatments
    • Adverse effects
      • Adverse effects that are applicable to the whole class
      • Specific adverse effect management
    • Efficacy of antidepressants and time course
  • Practical Psychopharmacology for Anxiety Treatment
    • SSRIs
    • SNRIs
    • Benzodiazepines
    • Buspirone
    • Hydroxyzine
  • Practical Psychopharmacology for Schizophrenia Treatment
    • Antipsychotics
      • 1st generation antipsychotics
      • 2nd generation antipsychotics
      • Clozapine
    • Therapeutic drug monitoring
    • Black box warnings
    • Long-acting injectable antipsychotics
    • Management of acute agitation
  • Practical Psychopharmacology for Bipolar Disorder Treatment
    • Mood stabilizers
      • Lithium
      • Valproic acid
      • Lamotrigine
      • Carbamazepine
      • Second-generation antipsychotics
    • Therapeutic drug monitoring
    • Black box warnings

Advanced Applications in Psychopharmacology
David Dadiomov, PharmD, BCPP

Gain easy-to-apply strategies on high-risk prescription opioid use, therapeutic drug monitoring, substance intoxication and withdrawal, treatment-resistant psychiatric conditions, and more. You'll learn through unique and practical case studies and a simplified, comprehensive guide for medication and non-medication interventions — so you can quickly respond to signs of substance-use-related emergencies and know how SUDs impact various health conditions.

Psychopharmacology and Practical Application of Addiction Treatment

  • Psychopharmacology of addiction medications
  • Disparities in addiction treatment for patients
    • Alcohol 
    • Opioids
    • Stimulants
    • Nicotine
  • Strategies to increase treatment access for patients
  • Regulatory considerations for addiction treatment
  • Supporting therapy recommendations
    • Cognitive behavioral therapy
    • Contingency management
  • Harm reduction practices 
    • Needle exchange
    • Naloxone distribution 
    • Overdose education
    • Fentanyl test strips

Treatment of Behavioral Health Disorders with Psychedelics

  • Harm reduction approach to illicit substance
    • Principles of harm reduction
    • Providing unbiased information to patients
    • Providing important education on the risks of substance use in particular situations
    • Providing important education on the benefits of substance use in particular situations
  • Therapeutic evidence of treatment of mental health disorders with psychedelics
    • Psilocybin
      • Depression
      • Anxiety
      • Addiction
    • DMT
    • LSD
    • MDMA
    • Ketamine
  • Safety considerations for psychedelics
    • Drug interactions impacting safety
      • Classic psychedelics and antidepressants (SSRIs and SNRIs)
        • Becker 2022 
        • Introduction to serotonin toxicity
    • Drug interactions that reduce efficacy
    • Adverse effects of the different agents
  • Microdosing strategies/evidence
  • Psychedelics in conjunction with therapy
  • Integration strategies
    • Pre-trip preparations
    • Other therapy strategies
Comprehensive Psychopharmacology
Certificate Course

$509.96 Value
Own it Now — $199.99!
Plus, earn up to 10.25 CE Hours, including up to 9.0 Pharmacology CE hours, included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
BONUS! $179.99 Value, YOURS FREE!
Psychopharmacology of Trauma for Mental Health & Healthcare Professionals
Stephanie Shafer, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC

Whether you're a therapist, social worker, nurse, or other healthcare practitioner knowing the in-and-outs of how trauma and comorbid mental health problems affect the brain and are impacted by medication is essential to your work.

In simple, easy-to-understand modules you'll walk away with:

  • In-depth knowledge to enhance communication with treatment teams
  • Mastery of how medications interact with neurotransmitters to better understand medication function
  • Expertise in commonly prescribed medications, including side effects, benefits, and side-by-side comparison of medications — including when and why they're prescribed
  • Conjunctive strategies, lifestyle interventions & more!

Cannabis Pharmacology Updates: From a Clinical Cannabis Pharmacist
Stacia Woodcock, PharmD

This educational program provides a comprehensive look at the clinical aspects of cannabis as medicine, from a pharmacology perspective. You'll learn about...
  • Cannabis addiction, withdrawal, and cannabis use disorder
  • Adverse effects, interactions, & contraindications
  • Cannabis dosing & dosage forms
  • Pharmacokinetics of phytocannabinoids
  • Cannabis pharmacogenomics
MeetYour Experts
Russell A. Barkley, PhD
David Dadiomov, PharmD, BCPP, is a clinical assistant professor of clinical pharmacy in the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy. In this role, he has worked to establish novel clinical pharmacy services for patients experiencing homelessness, incarcerated patients, and those with severe mental illness and addiction disorders. As a board-certified clinical psychiatric pharmacist, Dr. Dadiomov works both in direct patient care and allied health settings, to treat high-risk patients. He has led, co-led, and conducted extensive research on opioid use disorders among vulnerable populations, prevalence and distribution of high-risk prescription opioid use, therapeutic drug monitoring, treatment-resistant psychiatric conditions, and more. David is the recipient of multiple awards for clinical excellence, teaching, and clinical innovation. He has presented, authored, and co-authored multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, scientific presentations, and more.

Click here for information about David Dadiomov

Stephanie L. Shafer, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, works in a large private practice in Lansing, MI, providing clinical services to children, adolescents, and adults with psychiatric disorders, including ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive-compulsive tendencies, Schizophrenia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, PTSD, and Personality Disorders. She has worked on the development of a structured model of care that includes a significant focus on clinical and background histories, identifying psychosocial stressors, and evaluating prior medical and psychiatric diagnoses (and treatment regimens associated with these conditions). This approach and model of medical management are essential to the effective delivery of psychiatric medications to this population.

Click here for information about Stephanie L. Shafer
Jennifer Wilke-Deaton, M.A., L.P.A.

Scott D. Walls, MA, LIPC, CCMHC
Stacia Woodcock, PharmD, and clinical cannabis pharmacist currently working for Curaleaf in New York City. After receiving her PharmD from the University of Kentucky, Dr. Woodcock served as a clinical specialty pharmacist with an emphasis in Medication Therapy Management, as well as fertility and women's issues. Dr. Woodcock became a dedicated cannabis clinician after seeing first-hand the ability of medical cannabis to reduce the polypharmacy rampant in today's society and significantly improve patient outcomes with minimal side effects. She delights in using her clinical expertise to help educate practitioners, patients, and communities in an effort to remove the pervasive stigma surrounding cannabis as medicine. She has been a featured medical expert on The Dr. Oz Show and the Rachael Ray Show, among others, and is a devoted clinical advocate in the medical cannabis space.

Click here for information about Stacia Woodcock
Comprehensive Psychopharmacology Certificate Course:
Advanced Strategies for Prescribers, Nurses, and Mental Health Clinicians

$509.96 Value
Just $199.99 Today!
Plus, earn up to 10.25 CE Hours, including up to 9.0 Pharmacology CE hours, included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

Frequently Asked Questions

This comprehensive course is designed for healthcare professionals and mental health cliniciansincluding nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, therapists, psychotherapists, psychologists, counselors, social workers, addictions professionals, and more. Through this confidence-building course, you'll develop an enhanced understanding of common medications, interactions, and common mental health problems, like trauma and substance use disorders. Whether you're prescribing medications or just trying to understand the laundry list of medications someone under your care or on your caseload is taking — this course will give you essential education and easy-to-apply strategies.

Our certificate in Advanced Psychopharmacology helps you to develop greater confidence when working with more complex cases and gives you higher education to have enhanced clinical conversations with colleagues and other service providers. Many practitioners experience that furthering their training allows them to expand their patient base and specialize in working with specific types of patients. Overall, elevating your training allows you to more efficiently and effectively meet the needs of your patients — making your job easier and their lives better!

This comprehensive course covers the following medication classes:
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
  • Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCAs)
  • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)
  • Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor (SNRIs)
  • Atypical Antidepressants
    • Tetracyclic Antidepressant (mirtazapine)
    • Norepinephrine-dopamine reuptake inhibitors (bupropion)
  • Thyroid hormone
  • Antimanic agents
  • First generation antipsychotics
  • Second Generation antipsychotics
  • Anesthetic
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Serotonin Partial Agonist
  • Gabapentinoids
  • Antihistamines
  • Natural products (valerian, lavender)
  • Anticholinergic medications
  • VMAT2 inhibitors
  • Antiseizure medication
  • Mood stabilizer
  • Opioid agonist
  • Opioid antagonist
  • Partial opioid agonist
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Alpha receptor antagonist
  • Anticonvulsant
  • Antihypertensive
  • Gabapentinoid
  • Glutamate antagonist
  • Aldehyde dehydrogenase inhibitor
  • Stimulant
  • Antipsychotics
  • Beta-blockers
  • Dopamine-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor
  • Wake promoting agent
  • Cannabinoids
  • Mucolytic agent
  • Synthetic cannabinoids
  • SSRIs
  • SNRIs

Immediately! As soon as you register you'll have on-demand and unlimited access to all course materials.
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Comprehensive Psychopharmacology Certificate Course:
Advanced Strategies for Prescribers, Nurses, and Mental Health Clinicians

$509.96 Value
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Plus, earn up to 10.25 CE Hours, including up to 9.0 Pharmacology CE hours, included in the course tuition.
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