Antipsychotic Medication - Monitoring Side Effects



To increase awareness of the side effects of anti-psychotic medication and evidence based tools used to monitor these

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the adverse side effects of anti-psychotic medication
  • Identify side effects in terms of acute side effects and later onset side effects
  • Identify the nurses role in monitoring side effects
  • Explore evidence based tools to systematically monitor side effects
  • Discuss strategies to minimise or reduce side effects


Registered Mental Health Nurses


Lecture, discussion and groupwork



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Label Dates & Times Venue Facilitator Administrator
Tuesday 6 March 2018
(9.30am - 12.30pm)
CEC - Altnagelvin Martina Meenan
Thomas Walker
Muckamore Abbey Staff only Friday 6 April 2018
(9.30 - 12.30)
Muckamore Abbey Hospital Siobhan Murphy
Kylie Steinberg
Tuesday 1 May 2018
(9.30am - 12.30pm)
Southwest Acute Hospital Martina Meenan
Briege Bradley