ALF Webinar Training

These online webinar series are developed specifically for employees working in Virginia's Licensed Assisted Living Facilities. Each series is $15 per person and offers 6 contact hours of training. 

To access the all webinar series, please visit our webinar archive website by clicking here. Note: Certificates will not be issued to individuals who do not register and pay for the training. 

Reducing Anti-Psychotic Medications and Medication Safety

At the end of this webinar series, participants will have an: 

  • Increased understanding about what antipsychotic medications are, why they are used, and the warnings for APM use in persons living with dementia. 
  • Increased understanding about how antipsychotics can be an integral part of a comprehensive care plan for persons diagnosed with mental illness. 
  • Increased ability to recognize that behaviors and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPDS) are attempts at communication. 
  • Increased ability to recognize the impact of staff approaches and attitudes on minimizing and responding to BPDS.
  • Increased understanding of non-pharmacological techniques for caring for individuals in LTC. 
  • Increased ability to identify strategies to prevent medication-related problems in older adults. 
  • Increased understanding of available resources to improve medication safety.

Join us LIVE for Part I on: Friday, November 16th at 2:00pm! (Part I will be recorded for later viewing) 

Please click here to register and pay online

(Note: Individual email addresses for each registrant are preferred for the live webinar)