Psychopharmacology is a 45-hour BCIA-accredited self-paced continuing education course. This course does not satisfy BCIA’s Anatomy and Physiology requirements.
You have a year to read 17 chapters in Julien’s Primer of Drug Action text and pass 17 chapter exams (20 multiple-choice questions) with an average score of 70%. You may take these exams as many times as you need until you achieve a passing score.
You may purchase Advokat’s Julien’s Primer of Drug Action (15th ed.) from online vendors like Amazon.com and RedShelf.
1. The Neuron, Synaptic Transmission, and Neurotransmitters
4. Epidemiology and Neurobiology of Addiction
5. Ethyl Alcohol and Inhalants
6. Stimulants: Caffeine and Nicotine
7. Cocaine, Amphetamine, and Nonamphetamine Stimulants
8. Psychedelic Drugs
10. Opioid Drugs
11. Antipsychotic Drugs
12. Antidepressant Drugs
13. Sedative-Hypnotic and Anxiolytic Drugs
14. Drugs Used to Treat Bipolar Disorder
15. Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology
16. Geriatric Psychopharmacology
17. Challenging Times for Mental Health
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