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Dementia Care: Opioid Use and Impact for Persons Living With Dementia Call

Provider in Home with Senior Patients Medical Team Looking at Xray

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET.


National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI)

During this call, gain insight on opioid use in the post-acute and long-term care setting. Also, learn about the impact of opioid use on persons living with dementia. Additionally, CMS shares updates on the progress of the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes. A question and answer session follows the presentations.


  • Dr. Karl Steinberg, Mariner Health Care
  • Dr. Abraham Brody, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
  • 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.