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AMDA Webinars 2013


WEB130430 - Medication Management: Antipsychotics


Apr 30, 2013 7:00pm ‐ Apr 30, 2013 8:00pm

Standard: $99.00
Members: $0.00

Description

Dementia related behaviors is not a diagnosis, and often does not require medications. This activity will focus on helping participants understand the causes of these behaviors, and thus ensure better resident outcomes and more appropriate medication management. This session will review the medical care delivery process, the physicians’ critical role in this process and how this helps promote good Dementia care in the nursing home setting.

Learning Objectives:

The overall goal of this activity is to enhance participants’ knowledge and competency in managing and treating patients with dementia.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to -


  • Utilize the medical care delivery process to promote person-centered dementia care
  • Construct a differential diagnosis for dementia related behaviors
  • Describe the reasons for the current regulatory focus on antipsychiotic medications
  • Review F329 and its role in promoting appropriate medication management of nursing home residents
  • Discuss the role of the IDT in ensuring appropriate utilization of psychotropic medications in the nursing home

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