Accreditation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABPLM Designation Statement: This internet enduring material has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 3.5 management hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in post-acute and long-term care medicine. The CMD program is administered by the ABPLM. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.
Session Description: This interactive session will explore the use of behavioral interventions for different types of BPSD (Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia) through video vignettes. Participants will also engage in a simulated IDT (Interdisciplinary team) meeting to create patient behavior management plans and reduce antipsychotics at the individual and facility level.
Identify residents who may be appropriate for a GDR of an antipsychotic.
Describe key factors that suggest a resident is not appropriate for a GDR of an antipsychotic.
Utilize behavior interventions for different types of behaviors associated with dementia including psychosis, agitation, and repetitive statements.
Prevent behaviors through positive approach and appropriate activity programming.
Speaker(s): Monica Tegeler, MD, CMD Anne Thomas PhD, ANP-BC, GNP, FAANP