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Antipsychotic Treatment Options In Schizophrenia

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Antipsychotic Treatment Options In Schizophrenia

This is a Live Event for PsychU members in the Buffalo, NY area.

In this presentation, the objectives are to:

    • Review evolution of antipsychotic treatments
    • Discuss definitions of adherence and possible reasons for nonadherence
    • Compare evidence supporting oral and long-acting injectable antipsychotics
    • Discuss potential communication strategies for patients and providers



581 Delaware St
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States
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(716) 657-2581 View Venue Website



Carl DeFranco, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Carl DeFranco is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). He has obtained his Professional Registered Nurse degree from Niagara County Community College, Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Daemen University, and Master of Science in Nursing from D’Youville University. As a registered nurse he has worked in treatment areas such as hospice, renal transplant, Burn Treatment Unit, and Medical Intensive Care Unit at our local Level 1 Trauma Center in Buffalo, NY. As a nurse practitioner, he has worked in outpatient community mental health, psychiatric homecare, and Assertive Community Treatment.
Sara A.-Spencer

Sara A. Spencer, PharmD, MS, BCGP (OPDC)

Medical Science Liaison

Speaker Carl DeFranco, MSN, PMHNP-BC is a paid consultant for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC)
Speaker Sara A. Spencer, PharmD, MS, BCGP is an employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC)



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