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Initiative to Improve Behavioral Health and Reduce the Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Nursing Homes Residents
Activity Code: 0CMSSAT_ANTI_MEDS_LTC
Air Date: 3/29/2012 1:00:00 PM (Eastern Time) (1 hour)
Course Description: CMS is developing a national action plan to improve behavioral health management and to safeguard nursing home residents from unnecessary antipsychotic drug use. Through a multidimensional approach including research, public reporting, raising public awareness, regulatory oversight and technical assistance/training, we hope to enhance person-centered care for nursing home residents, particularly those with dementia-related behaviors.
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