Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides provides guidance for behavioral approaches for agitation in patients with dementia. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Healthcare Professionals.
1) Define Dementia and discuss how it impacts communication and behavior
2) Define agitation and risks associated with pharmacological management of agitation in patients with dementia.
3) List non-pharmacological interventions for agitation.
This material is from the Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Groups (GGIG).