Antipsychotic Management Toolkit- Two Part Series

Antipsychotic Management Toolkit- Two Part Series

  • Part I: Overview of AHCA/NCAL Clinical Considerations of Antipsychotic Management Toolkit

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/27/2014

    Part I: Overview of AHCA/NCAL Clinical Considerations of Antipsychotic Management Toolkit

    The use of antipsychotic medications is an important topic in healthcare. Antipsychotic medications may be beneficial and may also carry substantial risks. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have implemented new measures, and long term care providers must show efforts to reduce antipsychotic medication use. In this webinar, the presenters will provide an overview of the AHCA Clinical Considerations of Antipsychotic Management Toolkit and how it can assist long term care providers in reducing antipsychotic medication use.



    Learning Objectives:

    1. Summarize recent regulatory changes and national efforts to reduce antipsychotic use.
    2. Understand the key components of the Clinical Considerations of Antipsychotic Management Toolkit and how to encourage use of tools to yield optimal outcomes.
    3. Identify a systematic approach for using processes and documents in the Antipsychotic Management Toolkit to manage and/or reduce antipsychotic medication use.



    Speakers:

    Cathy Lipton
    Holly Harmon
    Anna Fisher

  • Part II: Practical Application & Strategies- AHCA/NCAL Antipsychotic Toolkit

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 11/06/2011

    In this webinar, the presenters will describe practical strategies and application to behavioral management, which can be guided by use of the AHCA Clinical Considerations of Antipsychotic Management Toolkit.

    A comprehensive process must be followed to determine if the use of antipsychotic medication is appropriate. A disciplined approach including proper assessment and non-pharmacological management strategies is important to prevent unnecessary antipsychotic use. In this webinar, the presenters will describe practical strategies and application to behavioral management, which can be guided by use of the AHCA Clinical Considerations of Antipsychotic Management Toolkit.

    Learning Objectives:
    1. Understand how to apply clinical reasoning and decision making to identify appropriate and monitoring of antipsychotic medications.
    2. Identify a process to determine pertinent person-centered approaches including non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions as appropriate.
    3. Recognize how to monitor individuals receiving psychopharmacological medications, and when to continue, reduce or stop these medications.


    Speakers:
    Steve Levenson
    Morgan Hinkley
    Kathy Owens

NCAL AHCA