Psychopharmacology

Fulfills BCIA’s Biofeedback and Neurofeedback Recertification Requirement

BCIA Continuing Education

 

 

 

BioSource Software offers a $150 self-paced BCIA-accredited Psychopharmacology online didactic course for Biofeedback and Neurofeedback professionals. You may use this course to satisfy 45 of 48 hours of continuing education for Biofeedback, Neurofeedback, or Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback recertification. At less than $3 per credit hour, this is one of the most affordable ways to complete almost all of the hours required for recertification.

 

 

 

 

 

The BioSource Advantage
Psychopharmacology focuses on the topics important for biofeedback and neurofeedback professionals and delivers unmatched value. This course is taught by a veteran Biological Psychologist and provides exceptional learning resources and best-of-class assessment using ClassMarker. All BioSource products are continually updated to incorporate new research findings.

Disclaimer
To keep this product affordable, we do not provide AMA or APA continuing education credit.

Coverage
Based on the leading Julien’s Primer of Drug Action (14th ed.) textbook by Advokat, Comaty, and Julien, this course covers:

1. The Neuron, Synaptic Transmission, and Neurotransmitters
2. Pharmacokinetics
3. Pharmacodynamics
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
9. Cannabis
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

Schedule and Format
After you enroll in this online course, you must complete it within 1 year of purchase. You can decide when you start and complete this course.

You will purchase Advokat and colleagues’ Julien’s Primer of Drug Use (13th or 14th ed.), Worth  (publisher), review the corresponding PowerPoints, and pass 17 chapter exams with scores of 75% or higher. Each exam will consist of 20 multiple-choice taken online. You will have unlimited time to complete each exam. You may retake each exam until they achieve a passing score. After submitting answers, students will see an overall score and the questions you missed.

We encourage you to use the practice testing and animation resources on the publisher’s website, check out the articles and videos in the Web Links section, and regularly email the instructor with questions about course content. Since this course is an independent study, there are no class discussions, essays, or papers.

Tution/Fees
You may purchase this course from BioSource using the Psychopharmacology Add to Cart button below. You will need to purchase Advokat and colleagues’ Julien’s Primer of Drug Use (14th ed.). This textbook may be available for rental from vendors like Amazon.com.

Cancellation Policy
You may request a refund within 2 weeks of purchasing this course.

 

 

 

 

Academic Rigor
This online course is identical in coverage to nationally-recognized Truman State University’s 3-credit-hour Psychopharmacology course.

 

 

 

 

Certificate of Completion
We will provide you with a certificate of completion when you complete all 17 chapter exams and contact us.

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty Credentials
Fredric Shaffer, PhD, BCB, BCB-HRV and Professor of Psychology at Truman State University, has taught Psychopharmacology for over two decades.

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Who will use this product?
If you are purchasing this product for a family or staff member, please list their name and email address in “Instructions” when you use the cart below or send an email to fredricshaffer@gmail.com. If you are the recipient, please ensure that your PayPal email address is current.

 

 

 

 

Which email address should we use?
Please ensure that your PayPal email address is current since we will use it to fulfill your order. You can change your address by adding it to “Instructions” when you use our cart or by sending an email to fredricshaffer@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

When will you receive your order?
We will fulfill your order within 1 working day. Please check your spam filter for your enrollment email. You will receive a separate email for each BioSource product.

Packages

Two-Year BCIA Continuing Education Package (Functional Neuroanatomy, Neurofeedback Tutor: An Introduction, and Psychopharmacology) $595

BCIA Neurofeedback Exam Package (Neurofeedback Tutor: An Introduction and Neurofeedback100) $420

qEEG Exam Package (qEEG100 and Neurofeedback Tutor: An Introduction) $420

Clinician Package (qEEG100, Neurofeedback Tutor: An Introduction, and Physiological Psychology) $570

Neuroscientist Package (Functional Neuroanatomy, qEEG100, Neurofeedback Tutor: An Introduction, and Physiological Psychology) $720

Individual Products

Psychopharmacology $150

Neurofeedback Tutor: An Introduction $295

Physiological Psychology $150

Neurofeedback100 $125

qEEG100 $125