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On-Demand Education - Antipsychotic Stewardship

  • 31 Mar 2022
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Virtual



On-Demand Education from the 2021 KACE Convention 

Antipsychotic Stewardship Amy Siple, 1 Resident Care CEs

The risks associated with antipsychotic usage in older adults is well documented. Despite the fact they are not approved for behavioral and psychological symptoms associated with dementia, their use remains common. This presentation will review some of the risk factors associated with antipsychotic agents, the CMS regulatory requirements for clients in long term care, and some practical tips to employ antipsychotic stewardship. Finally, specific antipsychotics will be compared for their safety profiles.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to:
  • Identify at least three risk factors of antipsychotics.
  • Recall at least two regulatory considerations when using antipsychotics.
  • State at least 3 actionable steps that can be used to promote antipsychotic stewardship

Continuing Education Credit:

This event is approved for up to 1 continuing  education clock hours for adult care home administrators and registered operators by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (LTS# A1427) including 0 hours in the core are of Administration and 1 hours in the core area of Resident Care. Hutchinson Community College is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 1 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN, or LMHT re-licensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number LT0101-0527.

The KACE Board of Directors changed our policy to require prepayment for all education courses. No refunds will be given for cancellations. Substitutions are welcome.

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