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Webinar: Managing Major Neurocognitive Disorders in Post-Acute Care Facilities


Recently, TeamHealth hosted a CE-based webinar with McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: “Managing Major Neurocognitive Disorders in Post-Acute Facilities.” Behavioral health is the fastest-growing area impacting post-acute communities today. Caring for adults with behavioral health challenges is creating new care service opportunities for clinicians – but it can also result in serious clinical and compliance issues, and even new stress levels for care teams, if not managed and executed with compassion, awareness and education.

By watching this webinar, post-acute facilities and communities will learn how to:

  • Understand residents by understanding their behaviors: How to diligently, thoroughly and correctly assess new onset impairments and changing cognition to achieve regulatory compliance and high standards of person-centered, quality care while avoiding readmissions to the hospital.
  • Navigate the pharmacotherapy interventions of NCD: How to reduce unnecessary psychotropic medications, which put facilities at-risk for clinical, regulatory and ethical challenges.
  • Improve use of non-pharmacologic behavioral interventions for challenging behaviors: How practitioners can successfully use their first line of behavioral intervention, effective communication, to increase resident and family satisfaction and improve CMS Five-Star Ratings.
  • Utilize combinations of pharmacological and behavioral interventions to decrease rehospitalizations, compassionately care for residents with changing cognition and challenging behaviors and increase toolboxes to reduce clinician and staff stress.

Access the recording to learn how to manage behavioral health issues effectively and successfully in your communities.

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