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BPSD Final for Notes

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BehavioralDisturbancesofDEMENTIA:InterventionstoReducetheUseofPsychotropicMedications
MICHELE THOMAS
Pharmacy Services Manager 
Virginia Department of Behavioral Health,Developmental Services
ANDREW HECK
Clinical Director 
Piedmont Geriatric Hospital,Virginia Department of Behavioral Health,Developmental Services
(c) 2013 by the authors, on behalf of the Virginia Geriatric Mental Health Partnership & made possible through a grant from the Virginia Center on Aging's Geriatric Training EducationInitiative and supported by the Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health, the Virginia Geriatric Mental Health Partnership, and the VCU's Department of Gerontology.
 
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 ABBREVIATIONS
ABBREVIATION DETAILADE
Adverse Drug Effects
ADL
Activities of Daily Living
ALF
Assisted Living Facility
BPSD
Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
CMS
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
GDR
Gradual Dose Reduction
LTC
Long Term Care
LTCF
Long Term Care Facility
Sx
Symptoms
 
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Objectives
By the end of thepresentation,participants will:Be able to more clearlydescribe Behavioral andPsychological Symptoms of Dementia, (
 problematic behaviors
, [BPSD
or 
BPSDSx’s]) and possible triggers;Become familiar withnonpharmacological strategies for preventing and/or reducingproblematic behaviors;Learn about appropriateuse of antipsychoticmedications in individualsdiagnosed with problematicbehaviors in dementia

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