Faculty – Howard Margolese
Sponsor – Janssen
A tool for patient engagement:
- This tool allows for a systematic discussion about the option of LAIs with patients
- It helps to make LAIs a choice, rather than a punishment
It is based on evidence that:
- Relapses worsen the long term patient trajectory
- The best way to avoid relapse is continuous antipsychotic treatment
Education Protocol for Health Care Providers – OPTIMA HCP Education Protocol
- Who is appropriate?
- When to discuss?
- What to review?
- How to initiate?
Patient Decision Aid