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

Recorded On: 10/27/2014

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

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