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Your Role in Dementia Detection and Treatment: An Interdisciplinary Approach

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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


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Mon, 10/17/2016
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Mon, 10/17/2016
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Your Role in Dementia Detection and Treatment: An Interdisciplinary Approach. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2016 Available from:
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