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National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and QAPI MLN Connects® Call

Provider Nurse Talking with Senior Patient

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. PT.

To register or for more information, visit MLN Connects Event Registration.

During this call, learn about appropriate assessment and evaluation for the accurate diagnosis of schizophrenia and other mental disorders. Also, find out about the DICE Approach™-Describe, Investigate, Create, and Evaluate, a simple but comprehensive method to understand and support individuals living with dementia.  Additionally, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) experts share updates on the progress of the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes and Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement (QAPI). A question and answer session follows the presentations.


  • Dr. Susan Levy, Medical Director/Consultant
  • Dr. Helen Kales, University of Michigan
  • Michele Laughman and Debbie Lyons, CMS

Target Audience: Consumer and advocacy groups, nursing home providers, surveyor community, prescribers, professional associations, and other interested stakeholders.