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Legal and Ethical Issues & Research Methodology in Psychopharmacology I via NMSU
Saturday, July 15, 2023, 9:00 AM to Sunday, July 16, 2023, 6:00 PM CST
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Legal and Ethical Issues & Research Methodology in Psychopharmacology | via NMSU
(13.5 Hours)

The Iowa Psychological Association is pleased to partner with New Mexico State University's Clinical Psychopharmacology Post- Doctoral Masters Degree Program to offer Continuing Education (CE) training to IPA members.

Diversity in Primary Care & Ethnopsychiatry for Special Treatment Populations

Credit Hours: 13.5 CEUs (Provided by NMSU, Sponsored by APA) NMSU is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NMSU maintains responsibility for the program and its content

Location: Online

July 15 - 16, 2023
9:00am - 6:00pm CST

Robert Rinaldi, Ph.D.

$300: IPA Member
$200: IPA Lifetime Member
$200: IPA ECP Member
$130: IPA Retired Member
$0: IPA Student Member
$450: Non-Member

About This Workshop

This course will provide an advance review of ethics, standards of care, and practice models for prescribing psychologists, with an emphasis on prescribing psychotropic medications. This course will also cover professional issues  including inter-professional cooperation, prescription writing, continuing education, evidence based practice, and advocacy.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:
  1. Describe one common ethical principle governing prescribing psychologists.
  2. List two items from the New Mexico rules and regulations regarding prescribing psychology practice in New Mexico.
  3. Describe ethical decision making in one sample case presenting ethical dilemmas.
  4. Identify two treatment algorithms for depression that guide clinical practice.
  5. Describe one practice model for psychologists with training in psychopharmacology.
  6. Select an example of one ethical issue you may encounter related to prescribing, including, but not limited to informed consent, record keeping, and Pharmacoeconomics.
  7. Identify and describe one legal issue related to prescribing, including but not limited to risk management and liability issues.
  8. Present an individual philosophy of treatment that integrates use of psychotropic medications with other psychological techniques of with the treatment of mental disorders.
  9. Demonstrate/Develop one record keeping strategy regarding prescriptions given.
  10. Demonstrate/Develop one strategy for informing patients about potential side effects, costs, and benefits of any recommended medication regime.
  11. Demonstrate/Develop one record keeping strategy for consultation with primary care physicians and specialists.
  12. Describe the implications of the APA ethical guidelines as they relate to the prescribing psychotropics.
  13. Identify an individual philosophy of treatment that integrates use of psychotropic medications with other psychological techniques of with the treatment of mental disorders.
  14. List one basic concept in research design and analysis relevant to drug research.
  15. Describe/Summarize the drug approval process
  16. Describe/Summarize current findings most commonly understood about the relationship between psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for one psychiatric diagnosis.
  17. Identify one strategy to maintain currency in pharmacology through electronic resources and computer aides.

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Course Materials and Continuing Education

NMSU will email registrants course materials, and a link to join the live training two business days before the training.

Upon completion of the training, NMSU will email registrants the training evaluation. Upon completion of the training evaluation, the NMSU will email the registrant the CE certificate.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

We understand, sometimes things come up!

IPA will offer a full refund to registrants who cancel their registration 7 days prior to an event/course. If a registrant would like to cancel their registration within 7 days of the event, no refund will be offered.

Contact: Suzanne Hull, [email protected]