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AMDA Webinars 2012


WEB120628 - Medication Management: Antipsychotic Drug Use Reduction 2012


Jun 28, 2012 7:00pm ‐ Jun 28, 2012 8:30pm

Standard: $99.00
Members: $0.00

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Session Description:
A May 2011 study from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) titled "Medicare Atypical Antipsychotic Drug Claims for Elderly Nursing Home Residents" calls for provider education on the appropriate prescribing of antipsychotics for nursing home residents. AMDA - Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine acknowledges that psychotropic drug use remains a challenge in this setting and continues to make this a priority issue.

Learning Objectives:

  • Medication management in nursing facilities
  • Survey of the Federal regulations governing the use of medications
  • Emphasis on the use and management of psychotropic medications
  • Suggested approaches for use by the Medical Director as well as attending physicians
  • New initiatives

Speaker(s):

  • Alva S. Baker, MD, HMDC, CMDR, Chief Medical Officer, Hospice of Washington County

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