Conference 2019 | Dementia: Updates and Enhancing Care | Full Day Workshop
An innovative intervention developed at the University of Washington has been shown to successfully treat symptoms of dementia. Learn about this proven method as well as other updates in the management and treatment of dementia. This workshop will be offered in two parts. The morning portion is designed for all healthcare providers and the afternoon portion is relevant to prescribing clinicians. Participants may register for either the morning session only or the full day workshop.
Registered nurses, advanced nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, counselors and other interested healthcare professionals who practice in ambulatory care, home health care, and/or long-term care settings.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
- Identify and assess cognitive impairment in primary care patients.
- Formulate a comprehensive treatment plan specific to the patient and caregiver’s needs.
- Integrate an evidence based non-pharmacologic intervention into the long-term management plan.
View the detailed PROGRAM SCHEDULE.
Morning | 8:00 am - 12:35 pm | For All Healthcare Providers | 4.3 contact hours
Overview of Dementia: Epidemiology; Presenting Symptoms and Signs; Assessment; Treatment and Referral
Non-Pharmacological Evidence-Based Interventions
Reducing Disability in Alzheimer's Disease (RDAD)
Afternoon | 1:30-4:00 pm | For Prescribing Clinicians | 2.3 contact hours (1.3 Rx)
Advanced Practice: Diagnostics and Assessment; Pharmacology
Implementation in Primary Care: Coding & Billing; Strategies to Overcome Barriers
Registration for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM will be available at the conference for an additional fee of $25 payable to University of Washington Continuing Medical Education.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Washington School of Medicine and UWCNE. The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Washington Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NURSING AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL CREDIT
- 6.60 Contact hours
- 1.30 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
UW School of Nursing, Continuing Nursing Education
UW School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education
Registering a Group/Employee or Paying by Check?
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