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Urick BY, Kaskie BP, Carnahan RM
Improving antipsychotic prescribing practices in nursing facilities: the role of surveyor methods and surveying agencies in upholding the Nursing Home Reform Act.
The objectives of this study were to explore surveyor observations of skilled nursing facilities/nursing facilities care practices subsequent to participation the Partnership guidance program and to use a social ecological framework to estimate how these observations were influenced by individual, organizational, and contextual factors. It found substantial variation in surveyor observations of changes to clinical care in response to the Partnership guidance initiative.
Citation: Urick BY, Kaskie BP, Carnahan RM . Improving antipsychotic prescribing practices in nursing facilities: the role of surveyor methods and surveying agencies in upholding the Nursing Home Reform Act. Res Social Adm Pharm 2016 Jan-Feb;12(1):91-103. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2015.04.006.
Keywords: Elderly, Nursing Homes, Long-Term Care, Policy, Medication, Organizational Change