Addiction Medicine Grand Rounds: Commonly Prescribed Medications in Psychiatry with Abuse Potential

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Commonly Prescribed Medications in Psychiatry with Abuse Potential  

Jennifer Prze, PharmD

Jennifer Prze, PharmD
Clinical Instructor in Pharmacy Practice and Science

Learning Objectives:

  • Review of terminology: prescription medication abuse and misuse.
  • Cover categories of commonly abused and misused psychiatric medications, including examples of medications in the category and effects that lead to misuse or abuse:
    • Anti-anxiety medications
    • Hypnotics
    • Stimulants
    • Antidepressants
    • Antipsychotics
  • Psychiatric Pain Management - Review common comorbidities and medications used to treat those conditions.

The educational objective for the Addiction Medicine Grand Rounds is to provide health professionals with updates on addiction topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence, and patient care. The Addiction Medicine Lecture series is held monthly on a Thursday from 12 to 1 p.m. Be sure to log into your CME account and complete the evaluation to receive credit.

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity. 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and Southern Arizona VA Health Care System. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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