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Webinar: Enhancing the Quality of Sleep; Can it Reduce Antipsychotic Drug Use?

Provider Provider in Home with Senior Patients

Thursday, October 5, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PT.

Join Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG), the California Partnership to Improve Dementia Care, California Association of Long Term Care Medicine (CALTCM), your peers, and Sue Ann Guildermann, RN, MA, director of education and quality improvement, Empira, for this educational webinar. Sue Ann Guildermann is a national quality improvement researcher and has more than 35 years' experience providing education, leadership, and consultation.


After this educational event, attendees should be able to:

  • Understand the relationship between antipsychotic medication and sleep.
  • Discuss the etiology of sleep and wake and its effect on mental and physical health, disease, and illness.
  • Explain the top ten disturbances that contribute to a lack of good sleep hygiene and overall wellness.
  • Recognize negative outcomes as a result of experiencing poor nights of sleep.
  • Identify interventions long-term care providers can do to prevent sleep disturbances.

The recording of this webinar is available at:

Modified PowerPoint presentation available here.

A transcript of the webinar is available here.

Handouts associated with the presentation:

Family Resident Visitor Sleep Brochure
Restorative Sleep Vitality Program Checklist
Resources for RSVP Research Abridged