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Advanced Mental Health Pharmacological Treatment Modalities for NP Prescribers

Time limit: 60 days

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Advanced Mental Health Pharmacological Treatment Modalities for NP Prescribers


The School of Nursing (SON), at Northeastern University is offering this online asynchronous self-led psychopharmacology lecture series. It is a 5-module program which is relevant for prescribing Nurse Practitioners interested in the latest prescribing practices in psychiatric mental health care.  The series includes modules on:

  • Anxiety (PTSD, Panic Disorders, OCD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • ADHD (Stimulants, non-Stimulant and Adjunct Therapies)
  • Major Depressive Disorder (SSRI's, SNRI's, Serotonin Uptake Modulators, DRNI's, TCA's and MAOI's)
  • Bipolar Disorder (Atypical anti-psychotics, anti-epileptics, and Benzodiazepines)
  • Schizophrenia (Assessment of schizophrenia and schizo-affective disorders)


The presenter is a leading psychiatrist, Maitri Patel, M.D. She completed her internship and residency in adult psychiatry at the Harvard Longwood Program, training at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Massachusetts Mental Health Center. From there she specialized in child and adolescent psychiatry at Children’s Hospital Boston. She is board certified in both General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Patel currently has a large private practice, Progressive Therapeutics with offices in Framingham and Acton, MA. 


This series will enhance your professional practice knowledge about current best practice for treating with effective pharmaceutical agents to improve short and long-term outcomes for clients.  


Each module has a 1-hour video presentation and up to 2 articles to read.  At the end of each module, there is a 3-question multiple choice quiz to be taken before advancing to the next module. Each module is equal to 1.75 contact hours for a total of 8.75 contact hours for the series. Participants who complete this program will be eligible for a Badge from Northeastern University. Nurses who complete the modules and evaluation will be awarded 8.75 contact hours by Northeastern University School of Nursing, accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).


Cost: $150 for the series

FREE with Code for NP Preceptors