Dec. 11, 2012 Webinar on using injectable anti-psychotic medications to reduce readmissions

IBHI  offered a free webinar December 11 at Noon Eastern time on:
Reducing Readmissions: The Role of Long Acting Injectable Psychotropic Medications
with Dr. Jorge Petit, MD

Click here to view the slides from this presentation.

Ensuring continuing use of medications is a key step in preventing readmissions. Administrators and clinicians concerned about service sufficiency should join this webinar.

Learning Objectives for the Webinar
Upon completion of the webinar, the participant will:
1) Understand the use of the long acting injectable psychotropic medications as a strategy to improve success.

2) Understand the administrative and operational aspects of implementing services aimed at the use of injectable psychotropic medications.

3) Identify the potential of using injectable psychotropic medications as an important treatment intervention in different service settings.

4) Engaging both consumers and community supports such as peer counselors in accepting and utilizing injectable medications.

Dr. Jorge Petit, MD, president of Quality Healthcare Solutions Group provides consulting services for health systems including community-based behavioral health agencies, hospital psychiatry/behavioral health departments, and local and state regulatory entities. Previously Dr. Petit has held positions of leadership in government and community based organizations.

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