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Your Role in Dementia Detection and Treatment: An Interdisciplinary Approach

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Your Role in Dementia Detection and Treatment: An Interdisciplinary Approach

MaineHealth - Maine Medical Center
Author(s):  
Sarah Hallen, MD, Rhonda Babine, MS, APRN, ACNS-BC
Sponsor: 
Geriatrics Academic Career Award (GACA)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
POGOe Id: 
21939
Date Posted: 
10/17/2016
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
10/17/2016
Ok Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Abstract: 

This 30 minute "Concepts in Common" video synthesizes the key aspects of dementia from an interdisciplinary approach. All team members, including the patient and family, need to have a common understanding of key terms and each's role from a common framework.  Communicating using SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, Request/Recommendation)  is essential and clarified with a "Role Map."

Educational objectives: 

- Define and understand dementia and its significance in patient care

- Learn how to administer and interpret the Mini-Cog

- Define your role on an interdisciplinary team in caring for patients with dementia

- Learn how to communicate effectively about dementia using SBAR

 

Learning resource types: 
Other Learning Resource Type: 
Estimated time to complete: 
30 minutes
Resident Level Competencies: 
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Sharon Foerster, LCSW foerss@mainehealth.org


Suggested Citation:
Your Role in Dementia Detection and Treatment: An Interdisciplinary Approach. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2016 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/21939