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AMDA Long Term Care Medicine - 2012


C13 - Less is More: An Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Antipsychotic and Psychoactive Use in Skilled Nursing Facilities


Mar 10, 2012 2:30pm ‐ Mar 10, 2012 3:30pm

Standard: $24.00

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Accreditation
The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:
The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMDCP Credit Designation:
This session has been approved for a total of management 1.0 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).

Session Description:
This session will present an overview of the use of psychoactives in long term care and the sub-acute setting within skilled nursing facilities. The session will begin with the current evidence-base for using environmental approaches for managing behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia. It will then cover use, monitoring and tapering of psychoactives and their substitution with a sustainable environmental approach to managing adverse behaviors by involving the interdisciplinary team.

Learning Objectives(s):

  • Evaluate appropriate use of antipsychotics within the SNF.
  • Discuss regulatory requirements of antipsychotics and quality indicator surveys (QIS).
  • Prepare physicians and physician extenders for potential medical legal issues related to the use of these drugs.
  • Prepare physicians and physician extenders for potential medical legal issues related to the use of these drugs.
  • Identify substitute behavioral and other interventions for medication use when risk exceeds benefit.


Speakers(s):
Louis M. Mudannayake, MD, CMD

Disclosure(s):
Louis M. Mudannayake, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report.

References(s):
Please see first 10 to 12 slides of my previous AMDA presentations where Evidence Base Up to 2010 (International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry) is included.

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