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• Practical Issues in Psychiatric Management of Agitation


In this video activity, Keith S. Garcia defines the problem of agitation in emergency psychiatry, identifies the unique legal and ethical issues involved in the psychiatric management in agitation, and discusses the pharmacological options for treament of acute agitation in an emergency department. 
 
 
 
The lecture was originally recorded at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy's annual Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update.
 
 
 
       
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Program Design: 
This course is presented in a lecture format, available via MP4 files, and is accompanied by PDFs of the presenter's PowerPoint slides. A post-test and program evaluation will be completed after reviewing the presentation. The post-test and evaluation must be completed BEFORE March 2019.
 
Note:
The video and PDF documents were developed to work on most computers, tablets, and smartphones.
 

Fee

$15.00

CE Hours

1.00

CE Units

0.100

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
 

Requirements for CE Credit

 
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The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This online activity is approved for 0.100 CEUs (1.00 contact hour) of continuing education credit.  In order to receive 1.00 contact hours of CE credit, the participant must watch the videos in its entirety, complete the online post-tests, and complete the online evaluation. 

 
Technical Requirements:  Ability to view mp4 video and sound, ability to view and/or download Adobe PDF documents.  Works on most computers, smart phones, tablets, and other connected devices. 

 

 

 

Objectives

  • Define the problem of agitation in emergency psychiatry.
  • Identify the unique legal and ethical issues involved in the psychiatric management of agitation.
  • Discuss the pharmacological options for treatment of acute agitation in an emergency department.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Keith S. Garcia, MD, PhD picture

Keith S. Garcia, MD, PhD
Associate Professor in Psychiatry, University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School

Activity Number

0067-0000-16-043-H01-P

Release Date: Apr 1, 2017
Credit Expiration Date: Apr 1, 2019

CE Hours

1.00