Improving Behavioral Health and Reducing the Innapropriate Use of Antypsychotics: Making it Happen

Improving Behavioral Health and Reducing Inappropriate Use of Antipsychotics: Making it Happen Scholar Series program enables the learner to implement quality improvement methods that can be utilized to successfully reduce the inappropriate use of antipsychotics. 

Aired on: 11/4/2015



Target Audience

Registered Nurses and other healthcare professionals who work with the older adults and perswons with dementia.

Learning Objectives

After this presentation the learner will be able to:

  • Describe efficacy and risks associated with antipsychotics among older adults with dementia.
  • Identify common challenges associated with gradual dose reduction of antipsychotics.
  • Discuss a quality improvement process that can be utilized by the interdisciplinary team to reduce the inappropriate use of antipsychotics among older adults with dementia.


Additional information
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance
Registration opens: 
Registration closes: 
Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP
Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Maryland

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance


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