Improving Antipsychotic Appropriateness in Dementia Patients (IA-ADAPT)

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Improving Antipsychotic Appropriateness in Dementia Patients (IA-ADAPT)

Description

This Web site includes information and resources to help clinicians, providers, and consumers better understand how to manage problem behaviors and psychosis in people with dementia using evidence-based approaches. It includes brief lectures, written content, quick reference guides for clinicians and providers, and information for families or patients on the risks and benefits of antipsychotics for people with dementia. Continuing education credit is also offered for prescribers, nurses, and pharmacists.

Free registration is required to access videos and content.

Developer:

The University of Iowa Geriatric Education Center

Funding Sources:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

History

Release Date: 2013
Original Summary: January 2014
Last Updated: 02/26/14

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