June 5, 2019 10:00 am

Dementia: Behaviours and Medication Use

Presented By: Debbie Santos

This presentation provides an understanding of behaviour symptoms associated with dementia and medications used in the management of these behaviours. We’ll talk about why we should look at the appropriate use of antipsychotics and discuss how the clinical pharmacist can play an important role in helping you manage these medications.

  • antipsychotics and discuss how the clinical pharmacist can play an important role in helping you manage these medications.
  • When is an antipsychotic medication appropriate?
  • Why would we consider reducing antipsychotic medications?
  • Options for antipsychotic reduction when appropriate
  • Support tools and education
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