Dementia and Primary Care Provider: Managing Challenging Behaviors - Live Webinar 6/21/2022

Primary care providers often feel uncomfortable in making treatment recommendations for the management of behavioral and psychological symptoms in patients with dementia (BPSD). This activity outlines the evidence base for non-pharmacologic management of BPSD.

Target Audience

Physicians, PCPS, PAs, NPs, Nurses and other healthcare professionals interested in geriatric care

Learning Objectives

Participants at the conclusion of this webinar will be able to:

1.Define BPSD
2.Choose appropriate non-pharmacologic treatments for BPSD
3.Discuss the evidence behind current pharmacologic treatment for BPSD
4.Discuss treatment options
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
06/21/2022
Course expires: 
08/21/2022
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Hollis Day, MD, MS, MHPE
Chief, Geriatrics Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine

Faculty Presenter and sole member of the planning committee, does not have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

Faculty member does plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of haloperidol, mirtazapine, trazodone, melatonin, raelteon, suvarexant, donepezil, rivastigmine, galantamine, valproate, carbamazepine,oxcarbazepine, citalopram, sertraline, risperidone, olanzapine, quetiapine.


Accreditor Disclosures

The following planning committee members from Boston University School of Medicine’s Office of Continuing Medical Education have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies: Michael Burk, BS – Senior Program Manager

 

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 Participation
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