Learning More about Medication-Induced EPS in Indiv w/DD: Its Causes, Presentations & Mgm

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By: Steven Eisenberg, MD, Central VA

Training Center In this session, you will learn about why EPS in individuals with developmental disabilities is so much more life threatening and impairing. Focus will be on all the different medications that can cause Extrapyramidal Syndrome (EPS), learning to identify the five different subtypes of EPS- tardive dyskinesia, parkinsonism, dystonia, akathisia, and neuroleptic malignant syndrome - and how to minimize and manage their occurrence.

Produced in 2012