Joint-Provider CE 2015 | Geriatric Healthcare Series | Winter | Pharmacotherapy for Dementia (January 13, 2015)
The series is designed for healthcare providers, including physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nuse practitioners, physical and occupational therapist, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists and other interested professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
1. Articulate the brain changes that occur in dementia and how these relate to medication effect.
2. List the approved medications for treating dementia.
3. Recognize the difficulties in using medications to treat behavioral symptoms in dementia.
Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH
Associate Professor, UW Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
- 1.50 Contact hours
- 1.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level