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AMDA Long Term Care Medicine - 2013


B03 - Meeting the CMS Challenge to Antipsychotic Use


Mar 22, 2013 11:00am ‐ Mar 22, 2013 12:00pm

Standard: $24.00

Description

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 provide a brief overview of the A-B-C model to managing challenging behaviors of residents and then introduce clinical and educational tools for use by the interdisciplinary team (IDT) and quality assurance and improvement initiatives in nursing facilities; especially as related to the recent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) focus on the reduction in antipsychotic use in nursing facilities and the newly CMS public reported quality measure on their use. 

Learning Objective(s):

  • Describe the A-B-C model for the assessment and management of challenging behaviors related to dementia.
  • Introduce to the interdisciplinary team at their nursing facilities several tools that can be used for the recognition, assessment, treatment and monitoring of challenging behaviors manifested by residents with/without dementia.
  • Judiciously balance the nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic interventions in managing residents with challenging behaviors and psychological symptoms.

Speaker(s):
Peter Winn, MD, CMD; Alan Davis, PhD, PharmD 

Disclosure(s):
Dr. Davis - The Consultant Pharmacist - Editorial Board; Pharmedicor, LLC - Consultant/Owner

Reference(s):
OIG Report,Medicare Antipsychotic Drug Claims for Elderly Nursing Home Residents, May 2011. CMS Nursing Home Initiative on Behavioural Health and Antipsychotic Medication Reduction, 2012

Speaker(s):

  • Peter Winn, MD, CMD, Professor, Department of FamilyMedicine, University of Oklahoma
  • Alan Davis, PhD, PharmD

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