Successful Strategies for Psychotropic Medication Reduction
Successful Strategies for Psychotropic Medication Reduction
Product Code: 1516W

In 2012, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched the national initiative to improve behavioral health and dementia care and to reduce significantly the use of antipsychotic drugs in skilled nursing facilities. Since then, there has been a national initiative for surveyors to focus on dementia and specifically antipsychotic medication reduction. This webinar will guide you through examples of current citations, ideas for successful strategies, and focuses on a multi-disciplinary approach for behavior management.

Learning objectives
  • Understand the components of a psychotropic medication reduction system that incorporates aspects of federal regulations
  • Prioritize components needed to develop management of behavioral expressions
  • Develop an inter-disciplinary team approach for psychotropic medication reduction
  • Identify successful strategies for successful psychotropic medication reduction

Presenter
Michelle Stober, RN, BSN, PHN, Corporate Nurse
Presbyterian Homes & Services

Original Air Date: 2/19/2015
Length: 90 minutes Category: Clinical/Regulatory
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