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Case-Based Approach to Common Mental Health Disorders in the Elderly: The Geriatric Patient with Dementia in Long-Term Care

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Case-Based Approach to Common Mental Health Disorders in the Elderly: The Geriatric Patient with Dementia in Long-Term Care

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine
Author(s):  
Martin Forsberg, FACN
Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
POGOe Id: 
20857
Date Posted: 
11/23/2011
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
11/23/2011
Abstract: 

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.

Educational objectives: 
  • 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
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

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.

The materials were reviewed by Academic Faculty at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Discipline/specialty: 
Estimated time to complete: 
45 minutes
Already Expired Email Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 2:55am
Already Expired Email 1 month date: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 1:35pm
Expired Email Date: 
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 6:22pm
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Susan Huff huffsm@umdnj.edu


Suggested Citation:
Dr. Martin Forsberg. Case-Based Approach to Common Mental Health Disorders in the Elderly: The Geriatric Patient with Dementia in Long-Term Care. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/20857