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Use and Misuse of Psychotropic Medications in Dementia Care

Thursday 07/21/2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Live Virtual Presentation

Psychotropic medications can be considered inappropriate when their risk jeopardizes the appropriate and expected outcomes. In this session, we will review the types of psychotropics, classifications and those most used in dementia care. You will also learn the affects, side effects and the meaning of those black box warnings. Discuss the CMS guidelines for psychotropics use and when your agency or physician is out of compliance. Complete the session with Treatment and management of behaviors without the use of psychotropics and a relevant case study.

Presented by Chris Petrik, RN, BS, Dementia Reality Master Trainer, Director of Education, Elderwerks Educational Services

All are Welcome!
For $5.00* – 1.0 CE Credit will be awarded to Illinois nurses, social workers, professional counselors, and nursing home administrators. . *No fee for Consumers/Community Members and those not needing CE credit or certificate.

847-462-0885 | Events@Elderwerks.org


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