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photo of nurse discussing psychotropic medications with resident for psychotropic stewardship webinar

Psychotropic Stewardship: Practical Solutions to Impractical Challenges

January 31, 2023

Presented by:

Jeff Herr, PharmD, Manager of Clinical Operations, PharMerica

David Phillips, PharmD, BCPS, Manager of Clinical Operations, PharMerica

Matthew Palmer, PharmD, BCGP, Manager of Clinical Operations, PharMerica

Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Time: 1:00PM ET

Key Learnings:

  • Discuss strategies used in the interdisciplinary team (IDT) setting to interpret residents’ behaviors and to develop optimal psychotropic regimens
  • Design strategic communications to providers that yield successful gradual dose reductions (GDR) and decrease inappropriate psychotropic use
  • Identify tools facilities can utilize to optimize the use of psychotropics
  • Describe core elements of a psychotropic stewardship program
  • Explain how to implement a successful psychotropic stewardship program

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