Appropriate use of Antipsychotics when Prescribed as a Restrictive Practice

By Dementia Training Australia

  • Enhanced Practice
  • 30 minutes
  • Online Module
Access on dta.com.au

In this module you will continue to work through the case study to illustrate a suggested approach for introducing, monitoring and withdrawing a regular antipsychotic. This is module 2 in the 2-part module series: Minimising Use of Antipsychotic Medications for Responsive Behaviour

Domains:
Behaviour

Location:
nationally

Cost:
fully-subsidised

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
30 minutes

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, staff should be able to:
  • Identify beneficial and detrimental effects associated with antipsychotic medications when used for responsive behaviours.
  • Contribute to the review and monitoring process once a person is commenced on antipsychotic medications.