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NURS 530 - Neuropsychopharmacology


3 Credits
This course examines the pharmacological treatment of psychiatric disorders. The course includes topics in neurobiology, the biologic actions of psychotropic drugs and a discussion of how drug-induced modifications of brain chemistry can affect mood and behavior. The course is structured to develop, in the student, a logical approach and treatment strategy to use when prescribing and evaluating psychotropic medication. The decision-making model outlined in this course is designed to provide the student with a strategy that is relevant for use today and that is adaptable enough to accommodate the ever-increasing body of relevant scientific information. ExamSoft fee: $55.



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