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Use and Misuse of Psychotropic Medications in Dementia Care

Thursday 08/10/2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Elderwerks Educational Services
251 E. Northwest Highway, Palatine, IL 60067

An In-Person Professional Event

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. We will go over the CMS guidelines for psychotropics use and when your agency or physician is out of compliance. We will complete the session by discussing treatment and management of behaviors without the use of psychotropics.

Speaker: Chris Petrik, RN, BS, DCCS-CI, Dementia Reality Master Trainer,
Director of Education, Elderwerks Educational Services

$10.00 fee includes 1.0 CE CREDIT for Illinois nurses, social workers, professional counselors, and nursing home administrators.

847-462-0885 |

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