The purpose of this education activity is to enhance the knowledge of the long-term care/assisted living Registered Nurse in the area of appropriate medication administration and management of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) by addressing inappropriate antipsychotic reduction and strategies for appropriate antipsychotic administration in an effort to promote appropriate management of BPSD for patients in long-term care as evidenced by the learner’s achievement of all activity objectives and a passing score on the activity post-test.
Watch this informative webcast today! Learn about Inappropriate Antipsychotic Reduction: A Regulatory Priority
In this webcast Dr. David Smith, MD, FAAFP, CMD will:
Describe inappropriate antipsychotic use and the documentation needed to justify appropriate use.
Express ways to decrease inappropriate antipsychotic use in long-term care facilities.
Identify strategies to encourage providers’ compliance with regulatory expectations.
Explain barriers to compliance created by inadequate resourcing of long-term care and by lack of evidence for non-pharmacologic alternatives chosen without individual care planning and delivery.
To see an example of the program format, click on the DEMO tab.
mmLearn.org at Morningside Ministries is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The expiration date for this learner-paced program is July 1, 2016.
This CNE activity meets the Texas BON's Geriatric Care/Older Adult education requirement. Activity content includes:
• Age-related memory changes and disease processes, including chronic conditions
• Health Maintenance/Health Promotion of the geriatric population
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. (Approval # 10122014-1.00-14119-dl-AVCONF)
This course meets the training requirements as outlined in Ch. 97.259 of The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) for Administrators and Alternate Administrators in the State of Texas.
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