IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER: Five Star Program Scheduled Next Week in Richmond

Registration is still available for the Five Star Rating Update: Another Look at Antipsychotics in LTC Facilities, scheduled for May 27 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond – Midlothian.

At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the new Five Star Rating System and explain how ratings are attained.
  • Explore how the changes will impact the facility’s overall rating.
  • Describe how the use of antipsychotic medications in both short and long term stay residents can impact a nursing facility’s Five Star Rating.
  • Describe three known risks associated with the use of antipsychotics in residents with dementia.
  • Define the term “clinically contraindicated” in the context of the regulatory requirement to attempt gradual dose reduction.
  • List two clinical interventions/assessments which should be completed before administering an antipsychotic to address dementia-related behaviors.