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Helpful links

 2019 FAWKS controlled drug recommendations and update Don't want a $1 million fine? Pay attention to regulated drugs

 

http://www.drugwatch.com/seniors/ Medications and medical devices specific to seniors

 

http://www.drugwatch.com/tylenol/ Information regarding Tylenol

 

https://blackboxrx.com/app/guest Provides a list of medications with black box warnings. This is a proprietary Web site and requires payment of a fee for access.

http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/PostmarketDrugSafetyInformationforPatientsandProviders/ucm111085.htm  Allows you to search or browse medications with FDA Safety Alerts; Healthcare Professional, Patient, and Consumer Information Sheets; Medication Guides; and Information Pages

http://www.americangeriatrics.org/files/documents/beers/2012BeersCriteria_JAGS.pdf  The American Geriatric Society has updated the Beers Criteria list based on evidence=based recommendations.  The updated report was published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society

http://www.americangeriatrics.org/health_care_professionals/clinical_practice/clinical_guidelines_recommendations/2012  Additional resources about the Beers Criteria.

https://www.ascp.com/articles/when-medicine-hurts-instead-helps-executive-summary  When Medicine Hurts Instead of Helps: Preventing Medication Problems in Older Persons

https://www.ascp.com/articles/when-medicine-hurts-silent-epidemic  When Medicine Hurts: The Silent Epidemic

https://www.ascp.com/articles/antipsychotic-medication-use-nursing-facility-residents  Antipsychotic Medication Use in Nursing Facility Residents

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vk4wcLK9nTc&feature=youtu.be  Improving Dementia Care in Nursing Homes: Best Care Practices

http://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/pubs/AntiPsychoticMedHome.aspx  Improving Dementia Care and Reducing Unnecessary Antipsychotic Medications in Nursing Homes  CMS Training  If you are a provider or do not wish to receive credit for viewing the program, please visit the CMS Surveyor Training Website and click on the program that you wish to view.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vk4wcLK9nTc&feature=youtu.be  Want to help your facilities better appreciate the value of non-pharmacologic treatments? Here’s an informative video from CMS entitled "Improving Dementia Care in Nursing Homes: Best Care Practices."

https://www.asahq.org/For-Members/Publications-and-Research/Newsletter-Articles/2009/May2009/preventing-health-care-associated-transmission-of-bloodborne-pathogens.aspx  American Society of Anesthesiologists  Preventing Health Care-Associated Transmission of Bloodborne Pathogens Secondary to Unsafe Injection Practices

http://www.epocrates.com/products

·  Access free mobile and online drug references

·  Participate in the Epocrates Honors market research panel

·  Receive special offers and invitations

 

We are focused on spreading awareness to LGBT seniors being mistreated in nursing homes and other support facilities.

Nursinghomeabusecenter.com/resources/lgbt/
 

State Operations Manual

Appendix PP - Guidance to Surveyors for Long Term Care Facilities

 

American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

https://www.ascp.com/default.aspx

 

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

https://www.cms.gov/index.html

 

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