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Noted Expert to Present
Program on Tardive Dyskinesia

RELEASED: July 19, 2006

EAU CLAIRE — John E. Kalachnik, noted expert in tardive dyskinesia (TD) monitoring systems will present "Tardive Dyskinesia" from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 14, at the Holiday Inn Campus in Eau Claire. Designed for nurses, social workers, nursing home administrators, social workers, psychologists, and others employed in healthcare, long-term care, mental health, and community-based adult service, the program is sponsored by University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension.

Tardive dyskinesia is a side effect of antipsychotic medications. Program topics will focus on proper TD identification, assessment, observation, evaluation and documentation. Presenter John Kalachnik is currently the director of integrated services for the Iowa Department of Human Services and coordinated the National Institute of Mental Health research project to develop a tardive dyskinesia assessment scale.

Registration fees are $149 for general registration and $129 for two or more registering at the same time.

To register or for more information, contact UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education at (715) 836-3636 or toll-free (866) 893-2423, or e-mail ce@uwec.edu.

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