Patients on Antipsychotic Medications
Expand your knowledge and skills as a primary care nurse to achieve best patient outcomes in general practice
About this Program
Helping primary care nurses expand their knowledge and skills to achieve best patient outcomes in general practice
GPEx’s Practice Nurse Education and Development Program is specifically tailored to nurses wanting to transition into a general practice setting, or those who are already working in primary health care who want to upskill.
This module is one of 24 modules available in the Program. Modules can be purchased individually or together at a discounted price. You will have immediate access for up to 12 months from time of purchase.
An online certificate of completion is automatically available on successful completion.
Seat time: 1 hour
In this module, you will learn about:
- The role of antipsychotic medications and how they can be administered
- How to assess a patient’s mental state
- The potential adverse effects that can occur with the use of antipsychotic medications
- How practice nurses can use GP Management Plans/Team Care Arrangements to monitor the patient’s cardiovascular risk factors and adverse events