Phamacological Considerations: Potential effects of prescribed and non-prescribed medications in qEEG measurement and Neurofeedback training

Course Description

Very often, patients will come for neurofeedback training while they are actively taking medications and/or other chemicals that have an effect on the brain. This presentation will address the potential effects of prescribed ad non-prescribed medications on the EEG and will address how to initiate and pursue neurofeedback training while the patient continues and/or reduces the medication (always under the supervision of a medical practitioner. The presentation will include references to anatomy and physiology, treatment risks and biomarkers associated with medication success.

Objectives

Participants will be able to;

  • Participants will be able to differentiate between placebo effect and placebo response
  • Participants will be able to list the effect of traditional ADHD medications on the EEG
  • Participants will be able to explain 3 biomarkers that suggest medication as an indicated treatment option

Leon Morales, MD, PhD

Dr. Leon Morales-Quezada is a physician-scientist with experience in neurocognitive rehabilitation, noninvasive neuromodulation, applied psychophysiology, and technology development for neurological rehabilitation. Dr. Morales-Quezada received his MD degree from Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes and completed clinical training in emergency medicine and intensive care. He also completed a fellowship and Masters in Neuropsychology Rehabilitation at Touro College, a PhD in Cognitive Neurosciences from De Montfort University in Leicester UK, and a Master’s in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Morales-Quezada completed a fellowship in Integrative Medicine from the Harvard-NIH program, at the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH), Harvard Medical School. Dr. Morales-Quezada research interests focus on noninvasive neuromodulation, the placebo effect, and technology development applied in rehabilitation and behavioral medicine.

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Who this course is for

Counselors, Social Workers, Psychotherapists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Addictions Counselors, Occupational Therapists, Case Managers, other Mental Health Professionals, Educators, Anyone with an interest in the subject

This course is offered at the introductory level.

1. Pharmacological Considerations: Potential effects of prescribed and non-prescribed medications in qEEG measurement and Neurofeedback training

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