Mental Health Pharmacology

This course builds on the existing pharmacological knowledge of healthcare professionals to ensure that the appropriate clinical interventions are applied through person-centered care when engaging in medication practices.

By the end of this course, you will have a greater understanding of medication efficacy on patients/clients and provide them with more detailed information on its purpose in their recovery process.


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Recommended for interprofessional healthcare workforces who are working in mental healthcare settings.
  • Justify appropriate nursing interventions based on patient symptoms
  • Assess for side effects and adverse events from medications
  • Provide health teaching to encourage medication compliance
  • Recommend community resources to support patients with medication adherence
Learners will have access to a skills coach for support during this course.
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