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Short educational powerpoint presenation on the need for metabolic monitoring for patients prescribed atypical antipsychotic drugs for entire staff in psychiatric setting. Linked to Master's Capstone ...

Short educational powerpoint presenation on the need for metabolic monitoring for patients prescribed atypical antipsychotic drugs for entire staff in psychiatric setting. Linked to Master's Capstone Project- Creating a Metabolic Monitoring Protocol for Patients Prescribed Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs

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  • 1. Monitoring Drug Effects Everyone Can Help: Caring for Patients Physical and Mental Health
  • 2. After This Presentation You Will:
    • Have a greater knowledge of common preventable/treatable side effects of medications used in psychiatry
    • Know your role in prevention and treatment
    • Be able to assist your patients in understanding these
  • 3. Target Audience: All Those Whom Have Contact With Patients in Mental Health Setting
    • Psychiatrists, Medical Doctors, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants
    • Nurses, Nursing Assistants, Medical Assistants
    • Pharmacists
    • Laboratory Personnel
    • Front Desk, Patient Service Representatives
    • All others whom have contact with patients in the mental health setting
  • 4. Medications of Focus
    • Although many medications need frequent laboratory monitoring, the focus of this presentation is atypical antipsychotic medications
      • Abilify (aripiprazole)
      • Clozaril (Clozapine)
      • Fanapt (Iloperidone)
      • Geodon (Ziprasidone)
      • Invega (Paliperidone)
      • Latuda (Lurasidone)
      • Risperdal (Risperidone)
      • Saphris (Asenapine)
      • Serouel (Quetiapine)
      • Zyprexa (Olanzapine
  • 5. Why Now?
    • Medications previously reserved for psychosis are being used in common mental health disorders
      • Bipolar depression
      • Depression medication augmentation
      • Sleep, Restlessness, anxiety states
      • Hallucinations, Psychosis
    • The medications have the potential to worsen or cause diabetes, high cholesterol, or weight gain
    • Newer research supports monitoring of weight, laboratory work, and blood pressure for these medications to prevent this
  • 6. What Do We Measure?
    • Before and During Treatment We Need to Measure
      • Cholesterol
      • Blood Sugar
      • Weight
      • Cardiovascular Disease Risks- family history, diet, exercise, smoking
  • 7. American Psychological Associations Recommendations for Monitoring Patients on Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs X X X Fasting Lipid (Cholesterol) Panel X X Fasting Blood Glucose X X X Blood Pressure X X Waist Circumference X X X X X Weight (BMI) X Personal/Family History CV Every 5 Years Yearly Quarterly 12 Weeks 8 Weeks 4 Weeks Baseline Measurements
  • 8. How Can I Help?
    • Incorporate Triggers into Medical Records
      • In Electronic Records
      • In Pharmacy Records
      • Standard Question Before Refills
    • Reminder Questions
      • Front Desk- “Do you need to schedule a lab appointment?”
      • Pharmacy call requests- “Do you have recent lab work?”
      • Nursing- Case Management
  • 9. Now You Know
    • Atypical Antipsychotics are used to treat a variety of mental health issues
    • Monitoring includes laboratory work, blood pressure, & weight measurements
    • Everyone can help educate patients and support treatment adherence
    • You can all help in the prevention and treatment of side effects common to atypical antipsychotics
  • 10. Make Monitoring The Standard Practice