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AMDA's 32nd Annual Symposium


B00 - Meet the Expert: Guidelines for Using and Justifying Psychotropic Medication in Long Term Care


Mar 6, 2009 6:30am ‐ Mar 6, 2009 7:45am

Standard: $24.00

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AMDCP Credit Designation:

This session has been approved for a total of 1.25 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).

The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity fora maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Presenter(s): Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH,William D. Smucker, MD, CMD

Disclosure(s):
Allpresenters reported they had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Session Description:
This session will review the use of pharmacologic therapiesfor aggression and hallucinations in dementia.

Learning Objectives:
  • Review data on mortality of antipsychotic drugs
  • Describe guidelines for psychotropic drug use
  • Review other drug and non-drug treatments

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