Practical Approach to Antipsychotics in the Elderly

Practical Approach to Antipsychotics in the Elderly

A one (1) hour webinar attracting 5 plus CPD hours with readings.

This webinar, with the readings, is about the use of antipsychotic drugs to manage the behavioural symptoms of dementia and some of the nursing considerations.

It includes the action of; the indications for and the adverse effects of antipsychotic drugs for the management of the behavioural and the psychological symptoms of dementia.

There are additional readings including a worthwhile paper on the ethics of administering PRN antipsychotics.

Objective: at the completion of the program the nurse should be able to discuss the action of, the indications for and the adverse effects of antipsychotics.

Facilitator: Joyce McSwan BPharm.MPS.Cert IV TAE. Principal Clinical Pharmacist.

Joyce is the managing director of PainWISE. Medicine de-prescribing & aged care are among her specialist areas of practice.

Course Details

Fees:

  • $33 p.p. (incl. GST) 2% discount for Direct Deposit
  • $330 (incl. GST) per facility/group; max. 15 staff 2% discount for Direct Deposit

Facility booking:

  • one (1) payment only
  • all staff employed at the same site.
  • There may be group or individual access.
  • each person must have a unique email address

Please note it is a condition of your registration you sign a terms and conditions document relating to the copyright of the program content & related materials.

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