Antipsychotic Use in Nursing Homes & Management of Dementia

Objectives:

  • Understand the FDA warnings on antipsychotic use in elderly with dementia and the associated risks
  • Describe the CMS Five-Star Quality Rating System for nursing homes and the new antipsychotic use measure
  • Describe alternatives to using antipsychotics in patients with dementia or delirium

Presenter:

Marisa Todd, PharmD, BCPS

Presenter Bio:

As Director of Clinical Education at Enclara Pharmacia, Marisa is responsible for the coordination, integration, maintenance, and advancement of Enclara Pharmacia’s education support services. Prior roles held by Marisa include manager of the West Deptford clinical call center, clinical pharmacist and new hire pharmacist trainer. She has over 13 years of experience as a pharmacist in various fields including over 9 years of hospice pharmacy experience, as well as clinical roles in both the hospital and home infusion settings. Throughout Marisa’s career, she has been continuously involved in the education and training of healthcare professionals and students. Marisa earned her doctor of pharmacy degree at Wilkes University, Nesbitt School of Pharmacy. She completed a 1-year post-graduate pharmacy practice residency program and maintains certification as a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).

ACCESS:

This webinar is available to Enclara Pharmacia clients only. To view pre-recorded webinars:

HP Legacy Portal: Log in to the client portal and go to “Clinical Tools” → “Education” “Webinar Playback”. Select the webinar from the list.

Enclara Legacy Portal: Select a webinar listed under the subheading “Education and Enclara Orientation” from the Enclara client portal.

This educational session is for informational purposes only – CEs are not provided.

Duration: 1 hour
Time: On Demand