Elliott Richelson, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Professor of Pharmacology
Elliott Richelson, MD will detail an overview of the common psycho-behavioral problems in the elderly patient. He will also provide strategies to help providers recognize the pharmacodynamics effects of antipsychotic and antidepressant drugs. He will detail how the use of these drugs can predict adverse effects in patients, especially the elderly. This session will help you catch up on all the latest data related to antipsychotic and antidepressant drugs used in the elderly population.
At the end of the presentation, participants should be able to:
- Recognize the common psycho-behavioral problems in the elderly patient, especially those with dementia.
- Recognize how the pharmacodynamic effects of antipsychotic drugs can predict adverse effects in patients, especially the elderly.
- Recognize how the pharmacodynamic effects of antidepressant drugs can predict adverse effects in patients, especially the elderly.
Original program date: Feb 26, 2016
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- Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
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- Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
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Mental and Behavioral health, Pharmacy