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Virtual Live Event – Distinguishing Sedation From Efficacy In Antipsychotic Treatment

Virtual Live Event | March 23, 2021 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CT
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Description

A Virtual Live Event for PsychU members in Texas.

This presentation will highlight the importance of distinguishing sedation from antipsychotic treatment efficacy. Symptomatology of acute agitation, neurobiological mechanisms for sedation, and potential consequences of long-term sedation will be discussed to review pharmacologic considerations when selecting an antipsychotic.

Event Speakers

Stephen Saklad, PharmD, BCPP
Clinical Professor, Pharmacotherapy, University of Texas College of Pharmacy

Dr. Stephen Saklad is a Clinical Professor of Pharmacotherapy at the University of Texas College of Pharmacy, an Adjoint Professor at the School of Medicine, the Director of the Psychiatric Pharmacy Program at the U.T. College of Pharmacy, and a Clinical Pharmacologist at the San Antonio State Hospital. Dr. Saklad received his baccalaureate degree cum laude in Bacteriology from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1974. His Doctor of Pharmacy degree was earned at the University of Southern California in 1978. He had a National Institute of Mental Health training fellowship in Psychiatric Pharmacy at the Nebraska Psychiatric Institute of the University of Nebraska Medical Center at Omaha in 1978-9. He has lived in San Antonio, Texas since 1979. He is married and the father of triplet sons.

Dennis Pabis, PharmD
Senior Medical Science Liaison

Areas of Expertise

  • Schizophrenia/Psychotic Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Migraine/Headache Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
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