Off Label Prescribing in Psychiatry - Branch CPD Event
This presentation will provide an overview of current trends in off-label prescribing in psychiatry including antidepressants, anti-psychotics, anti-convulsants and anxiolytics. In addition, there will be discussion about managing patient safety and potential side-effects of psychotropic medicines and how to identify drug-drug interactions in the mental health patient.
Refreshments will be available from 6.30pm, lecture from 7.00pm, For directions please click on MAP
At the end of the seminar, participants will be able to:
- Describe current trends of off label prescribing in psychiatry – anti-depressants, anti-psychotics, anti-convulsants and anxiolytics
- Identify significant drug-drug interactions in mental health patient
- Manage patient safety and the potential side effects of psychotropic medications
- Reflect on current prescribing practice and regulatory frameworks
Members: Free - please register below, to ensure you are not charged please enter your email address and select lookup, the discount will then be applied.
Non-members - $50.00
Webinar: Free to members - Register here
Dr. Charles Chan, Consultant Psychiatrist at St John of God Burwood Hospital, MBBS, Master of Psychiatry, FRANZCP, Cert. Forensic Psych.
This CPD event has been accredited for 1 hour of Group 1 CPD (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan. The accreditation number is S2017/11
The program addresses pharmacist competency standards, including:
Standard 1.3 Deliver patient-centred care
Standard 1.5 Maintain and extend professional competence
Standard 4.1 Undertake initial prescription review
Standard 4.2 Consider the appropriateness of prescribed medicines
Standard 4.3 Dispense prescribed medicines
Standard 7.1 Contribute to therapeutic decision-making
Standard 7.2 Provide ongoing medication management
Standard 7.3 Influence patterns of medicine use
(National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2010)