ExpiredNational Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and QAPI

  • December 1, 2015
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

FREE Conference Call

National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and QAPI
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM (Americas) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

At the date and time of your event, dial (877) 256- 8277; No meeting ID or passcode is needed.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
1:30 PM (Americas) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

US/Canada Toll Free Dial-in (877) 256-8277; No meeting ID or passcode is needed.

Thank you for your interest in our call.

Description
This MLN Connects® National Provider Call will focus on nursing home providers, as well as transitions of care between acute and long-term settings. A physician will share approaches to effectively manage high-risk medications, and a pharmacist will discuss the importance of drug regimen reviews and medication reconciliation. Additionally, CMS subject matter experts will update you on the progress of the National Partnership and Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI). A question and answer session will follow the presentations.

The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes and QAPI are partnering on MLN Connects Calls to broaden discussions related to quality of life, quality of care, and safety issues. The National Partnership was developed to improve dementia care in nursing homes through the use of individualized, comprehensive care approaches to reduce the use of unnecessary antipsychotic medications. QAPI standards expand the level and scope of quality activities to ensure that facilities continuously identify and correct quality deficiencies and sustain performance improvement.

Discussion Topics
Discussion from Washington Post (Popular blood thinner causing deaths, injuries in nursing homes)
Medication Management
Drug Regimen Review & Medication Reconciliation
QAPI
National Partnership

Target Audience
Consumer and advocacy groups, nursing home providers, surveyor community, prescribers, professional associations, and other interested stakeholders.

Presentation
The presentation for this call will be posted at least one day in advance of the call on the MLN Connects National Provider Calls and Events web page. Select the call date and scroll to the “Call Materials” section to locate the slide presentation. A link to the audio recording and written transcript of this call will be posted under the “Call Materials” section in approximately 2 weeks following the call.

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Continuing Education Credit Information
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