30th Annual Alzheimer's Disease Management and Research Symposium
June 23, 2016 - June 24, 2016
Objective: As a result of participating in this learning activity, the attendee should be able to: Improve recognition of pre-clinical MCI and various types of dementia (Alzheimer's, Lewy body, FTD and Vascular; Identify advances in technology, including imaging and biomarkers to improve diagnosis and monitor disease progression in Alzheimer's disease; Compare the pathophysiology of ageing, Alzheimer's disease, delirium, depression and other geriatric syndromes; Identify potential targets for treatment of Alzheimer's disease; Discuss recommendations for decreasing the risk of developing dementia; Explain therapeutic breakthroughs in neurodegenerative disease; Identify emerging strategies likely to drive future advances in Alzheimer's disease; Provide improved and appropriate levels of care for patients with late stage dementia; Describe three problem solving strategies that can be used to deal with problem behaviors in dementia patients; Define and describe appropriate action related to the legal issues experienced by dementia patients and their families; Cite the currently emerging research evidence in the diagnosis and treatment of dementia; and Define steps in the differential diagnosis in Alzheimer's type dementia including current strategies of management.
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, Neuros, Psych), APNs, PAs, Psych, RNs, LPNs, Med/Nursing Students, Nursing Home Admins, Social Workers
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 15.00; Attendance Credit - 15.00