University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine
This case-based lecture-capture recording outlines for general psychiatry residents the key points of assessing and treating dementia in elderly patients in the long-term care setting. It is one of three lectures in the series. It is presented by Martin S. Forsberg, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, NJISA, UMDNJ-SOM.
- To assess behavior disturbances, underlying causes, and implications on care
- To be able to efficiently gather data from multiple sources
- To review common instruments for screening for dementia
- To formulate a management plan, considering risk benefit analysis and regulatory issues
Through the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging (NJISA), the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine (UMDNJ-SOM) presents A Case-Based Approach to Common Mental Health Disorders in the Elderly: A Curriculum for Psychiatry Residents. This series of 3 lectures is designed to educate general psychiatry residents in how to recognize, assess, and treat common problems seen by geriatric psychiatrists in the ambulatory, subacute, and long-term care settings. Development of this lecture series was funded by an educational grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.