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Improving Antipsychotic Appropriateness in Dementia Patients (IA-ADAPT)


This Web site includes information and resources to help clinicians, providers, and consumers better understand how to manage problem behaviors and psychosis in people with dementia using evidence-based approaches. It includes brief lectures, written content, quick reference guides for clinicians and providers, and information for families or patients on the risks and benefits of antipsychotics for people with dementia. Continuing education credit is also offered for prescribers, nurses, and pharmacists.

Free registration is required to access videos and content.

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The University of Iowa Geriatric Education Center

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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  • Release Date: 01/2013
  • Original Summary: 01/2014
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Last updated: February 26, 2014.