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Rendezvous Café & Wine Bar

217 South Main Street

O'Fallon, MO 63366

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Dr. Jayaprabhu will discuss the role of psychotropic medications in patients and the coordination of care between prescriber and therapist.

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Psychotropic Medications

Dr. Jayaprabhu will be discussing the role of psychotropic medications in patients and the coordination of care between prescriber and therapist with the purpose of optimizing care for a patient. Topics covered will include looking at different models of mental health care, the components of a psychiatric evaluation and care, the use of psychotropic medications in mental illness, risks and benefits of medications and different perspectives for their use. Dr. Jayaprabhu will then go into more detail about psychotropic medications describing first general properties of psychotropic medications and then more specifically the characteristics of each major category of psychiatric medications as time allows. Dr. Jayaprabhu prefers an interactive experience and encourages questions during the presentation.

Learning Objectives

To appreciate the impact of the models of healthcare on the patient, including the interactions between prescriber and therapist.

To understand the purpose, expectations and nature of psychotropic medications.

To become familiar with a variety of psychotropic medications and their uses.

Schedule Outline

9:00 AM

Part 1

Models of Mental Health Care

Psychiatric Evaluation

Psychotropic Use in Mental Illness

Psychotropic Medications

10:00 AM

Break

​10:15 AM

Part 2

Psychotropic Medications continued

11:00 AM

Adjourn

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