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Understanding Ketamine Winter | Online

December 11, 2021 - December 12, 2021
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Learn principles for screening and preparing patients for ketamine treatment, and integrating the insights generated from these experiences.

Faculty

Dr. Elizabeth Nielson
Dr. Ingmar Gorman
Dr. Casey Paleos

Location

Live / Online

Cost

$525 program ticket
(
$590 ticket with CE;
$795 ticket with CME
)

Course Description

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the concepts of Drug Assisted Therapy to their clients
  • Describe how ketamine fits into treatment plans for depressive disorders
  • Apply and Integrate ketamine into their existing frameworks for managing clients with depressive disorders
  • Describe the current understandings of ketamine antidepressant mechanisms
  • Describe clients that might be appropriate for ketamine infusion therapy
  • Describe clients that might NOT be appropriate for ketamine infusion therapy
  • List the legal and practical hurdles in accessing this treatment for their clients
  • List the differences between the medical and recreational use of ketamine
  • Plan how to psychologically prepare their clients for the ketamine sessions
  • Prepare their clients in integrating the experiences from the ketamine sessions into their larger psychotherapeutic goals
  • Demonstrate specific psychotherapeutic techniques to maximize behavioral and cognitive changes during the neuroplastic windows opened by ketamine
  • Describe how ketamine could play a long term role in mental healthcare
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