This program will discuss the use of antipsychotic medications in the treatment of behavioral and psychiatric symptoms of dementia (BPSD). Learners will be presented with guidelines for use of these medications in the elderly population. Alternatives to antipsychotic agents and criteria for use will also be presented.
1. Criteria for successful completion: Watch the recording in its entirety and mark lessons as complete. A certificate will be provided and available for download after the final part of the online course is marked as complete.
2. There are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for those with the ability to control the content of this activity.
3. Montana Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
4. This activity is available for contact hours through 12/31/2023.
Contact hours awarded upon successful completion: 1, including 1 Rx
Questions? Email them to [email protected]
Dr. Stacey Pascoe is originally from Butte, Montana and obtained her PharmD from the University of Montana. Dr. Pascoe completed further training to become Board Certified in Psychiatric Pharmacy (BCPP) during her 5 years working as a pharmacist at the Montana State Hospital (MSH). Dr. Pascoe is also a clinical pharmacist practitioner (CPP) and currently works within the Behavioral Health Department and the Geriatrics Team at Bozeman Health. She prescribes and manages medications with a team of psychiatrists, geriatricians, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and geriatric nurse practitioners.