Schizophrenia in Long-Term Care – Webinar Series: Part 1 - Basics and Diagnosis

May 2, 2024

2 - 2:30 p.m. ET


Attendees can participate at any time in the series.

Explore the diagnostic criteria of schizophrenia and steps to make a clinical diagnosis.

Learning objectives:

  1. Describe core DSM 5 TR criteria for schizophrenia
  2. Discuss four key steps to make a diagnosis of schizophrenia

the center of excellence for behavioral health in nursing facilities (COE-NF)

Established by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), in partnership with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the COE-NF offers Certified Medicare and Medicaid Nursing Facility Staff a centralized resource hub with easy access to trainings, technical assistance and additional resources, at no cost.

What We Do

We help nursing facilities to improve the quality of life and care provided for residents who are experiencing a variety of behavioral health disorders, with a focus on Serious Mental Illness (SMI), Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Co-Occurring Disorders (COD).

Who We Help

We provide direct technical assistance, evidence-based training, and resources that are appropriate for every member of your long-term care facility — from those providing day-to-day direct care, to clinical and administrative staff.