◂  August 2020

2020 Webinar Five Star - Five Star QMs: Antipsychotic Use

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303 Brame Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Course Description

This session will review the antipsychotics quality measures that impact the Quality Measure component of the Nursing Home Compare Five-Star Quality Rating system. During the session, we will review how these measures are calculated and how they impact your overall Five-Star Quality Rating. The session will focus on best practices for reducing antipsychotic medications and chemical restraints in your facility and how to improve these measures using a QAPI framework with emphasis on reduction of common MDS coding errors and implementation of a facility specific Five Star road map action plan.  Sample tools will be shared for driving and sustaining antipsychotic reduction efforts.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand how the antipsychotics quality measure is calculated and impacting the Five-Star Quality Rating score
  2. Describe best practices for reducing antipsychotics and improving your antipsychotic quality measures
  3. Describe a process for establishing priority QAPI goals and actions to improve antipsychotics reduction efforts

Course Content

30 min    Review of the antipsychotics quality measures and impact on 5-Star Rating
  • Percent of residents with antipsychotic medications
  • Appropriate Diagnosis for antipsychotic medications
  • How to calculate antipsychotics medications quality measure scores in the 5-Star Rating system
20min        Best practices related to behavior management and compliance with gradual dose reduction 20 min       Developing a QAPI plan based on antipsychotic medications quality measures data analysis
  • PIP Team
  • Establishing goals for implementation
  • Identification of tools for evaluating and monitoring compliance
  • Plan for monitoring compliance
  • Implementation of changes that will result in antipsychotic reduction
5 min         Closing Comments/ Q&A

Target Audience

Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing staff and leaders, Quality Assurance Director, Social Services, Rehabilitation services

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303 Brame Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157

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