Alprazolam is an important drug in treating anxiety and panic disorders, however it comes with known risks that can have
significant adverse effects on a person using the medication, including dependence.
This course outlines the indications, dosage, precautions, adverse effects and special precautions in the use of alprazolam.
This course has been written by healthcare content experts and has been peer reviewed.
Nurses and midwives
Participants will gain a greater depth of knowledge about this commonly prescribed benzodiazepine and learn about:
- Contra indications
- Side effects and adverse effects
- Special considerations
This course may be used by providers to demonstrate evidence of workforce training that is consistent with the NSQHS
Standards, Standard 4: Medication safety and; Standard 5: Comprehensive Care.
This course may be used by providers to demonstrate evidence of workforce training that is consistent with the ACQS Standards, Standard 3: Personal care and clinical care.