Second-Generation "Atypical" Antipsychotics in Mental Health Related Disorders

After attending this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Review common atypical or second generation antipsychotics used to manage symptoms associated with different mental health conditions.
  • Compare and contrast the side effects associated with second generation antipsychotics.
  • Discuss considerations for the use of atypical antipsychotics in treatment planning and develop a therapeutic drug monitoring plan.

Featured Speaker: Steve C. Stoner, Pharm.D., BCPP currently a Clinical Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration at the UMKC School of Pharmacy in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Stoner received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy in 1994 and completed a post-doctoral residency and fellowship in psychiatric pharmacy with UMKC / Western Missouri Mental Health Center in Kansas City, Missouri from 1994 through 1996. In 1996, he joined the UMKC School of Pharmacy as a Clinical Assistant Professor and practiced at the Northwest Missouri Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center in St. Joseph, Missouri from 1996 until 2009. He also received the NIH-NIMH NCDEU Young Investigator Award in 1996 and the CPNP-Astra Zeneca Clinical Practice Award in 2001.

While at the UMKC School of Pharmacy, Dr. Stoner has received multiple Teacher of the Year and Preceptor of the Year awards and received the 2015 MSHP Pharmacist of the Year recognition. Dr. Stoner is a member of ASHP, AACP, and the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) where he is a Past President. He has been a platform and poster presenter at the AACP Annual Meeting and is a graduate of the 2005-2006 AACP Academic Leadership Fellowship Program and the 2008 University of Missouri President's Academic Leadership Institute. Dr. Stoner is currently the Chair-elect of the AACP Council of Sections.

Who Should Attend: This professional continuing education workshop is designed for social workers, psychologists, therapists, counselors and other mental health professionals, nurses and health care workers.

Continuing Education: Certificate of Attendance (2.0 CEU's). When: April 13, 2017, 9:00 - 11:00 AM Location: Children’s Campus of Kansas City, 444 Minnesota Ave Kansas City, KS 66101

Registration: Workshop is $20.00. Pre-register only. Contact Stacy Davis to obtain registration form or visit If you have any questions and/or need translation or other accommodation, please contact Stacy Davis at by email or (91) 281-2221 ext. 112 at least 5 days prior to the workshop. Please register by April 8, 2017.

Sponsored by: Mental Health America of the Heartland.