Upcoming Dementia Care & Psychotropic Medication Tracking Tool Call

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare®

CMS’ Medicare Learning Network (MLN) is hosting a national provider call on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 1:30 – 3:00 PM (Eastern Time). Register early to reserve your “seat” for this call. Here is the information for this call:


During this call, gain insight on the Dementia Care & Psychotropic Medication Tracking Tool, a free, publicly available electronic tool that facilitates a structured approach to tracking preference-based care and psychotropic medication use among residents living with dementia. Also, learn about a recently released Nursing Home Staff Competency Assessment toolkit. Additionally, CMS provides updates on the Phase 3 Requirements for Participation from the Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities final rule and the progress of the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes. A question and answer session follows the presentations.


  • Adrienne Mihelic, National Nursing Home Quality Improvement Campaign
  • David Reynolds, National Nursing Home Quality Improvement Campaign
  • Jay Weinstein, CMS
  • Debra Lyons, CMS
  • Michele Laughman, CMS

Target Audience

Consumer and advocacy groups; nursing home providers; surveyor community; prescribers; professional associations; and other interested stakeholders.

Event Materials

Visit the CMS MLN Events website, and select your event from the list:

  • Presentation: Available prior to the event
  • Audio recording and transcript: Available approximately 2 weeks after the event

Continuing Education Credit Information

Some organizations award continuing education credits for MLN events. For more information, visit the Associations Offering Credit for MLN Events webpage.