Lake Superior QIN invites you to the final part of the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative's Learning Session 5: This sharing call is designed to give nursing home teams an opportunity to collaborate with colleagues regarding successes and barriers related to the reduction of antipsychotic medications. In addition to hearing from other nursing home teams, Lake Superior QIN experts and Dr. Jane Pederson will be available on the call to help nursing homes overcome barriers they may be having. To get the most out of this collaborative opportunity, come prepared to share successful strategies you have implemented and/or barriers you are encountering in your work to reduce the use of these medications.
Hear successful strategies from a consultant pharmacist on identifying, reporting and treating dementia behavioral expressions in long-term care residents. Learn non-pharmacological interventions that can address a resident’s dementia while reducing overall antipsychotic medication use. This learning session is part of the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative's Learning Session 5.
The National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative invites you to the first webinar of Learning Session 5. Dementia care is the topic of this webinar, with special emphasis on reducing unnecessary antipsychotic medications and how QAPI can help homes achieve this reduction.
During this call, learn how to work with physicians to ensure compliance with the new psychotropic medication prescribing requirements for long-term care facilities. Also, find out how nursing homes are putting the new Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) requirements into practice. Additionally, CMS experts share updates on the progress of the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes and QAPI. A question and answer session follows the presentations.