Date & Time
Sunday, July 21, 2024, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
309 Medical Implications of Mental Health Medications

Mental health medications are increasingly being used for in correctional settings. Experience has shown that providers must take a considerable number of medical implications and complications into account when prescribing these medications. This talk presents a pharmacological review covering toxicology, cardiology, endocrinology, and hematology.

Educational Objectives

  • Review pharmacology of commonly used mental health medications
  • Cite the medical complications associated with commonly prescribed mental health medications
  • Describe the types of monitoring necessary to use mental health medications safely

Level: Basic