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New Tools to Use in Treating Psychiatry Inpatients
What are the requirements for admission screening?
Must be performed within 3 days of admission
Psychiatric Evaluation screening of:
Psychological Trauma History
Violence Risk to self and others over the past 6 months
Alcohol/Substance Abuse over the past 12 months
What are the requirements for discharge information?
The Brief Referral Summary is used to document key discharge information.
The Brief Referral Summary must contain the:
Reason for hospitalization
Evidence that the form was sent to the next level of care provider by the 5 th post-discharge day
What are the expectations for patients discharged on multiple antipsychotic medications?
Discharge medications need to be documented on the Medication Reconciliation Form
If patients are discharged on two or more antipsychotics, documentation on the Brief Referral Summary of:
A history of a minimum of three failed trials of monotherapy
A recommended plan to taper to monotherapy due to previous use of multiple antipsychotic medications OR documentation of a cross-taper in progress at the time of discharge (meds to increase and decrease must be documented)