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Superior, WI 54880

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Multifaceted Dementia; Superior, WI

When: Apr 5, 2013 8:00 AM to 4:15 PM
Multifaceted Dementia Care: Pearls of Wisdom, Gems of Hope Essentia Health St. Mary's Superior 3500 Tower Ave, Courtyard Room Superior, WI

Caring for individuals with dementia is diffi cult, particularly when aggression, wandering or other inappropriate and unsafe behaviors arise. Understanding these behaviors and what triggers them can help both personal and professional caregivers respond and provide the support needed to reduce their frequency.

At this workshop you'll learn:

  • To distinguish different types of dementia
  • To identify behaviors and strategies specifi c to the disease progression
  • When medical illnesses may be mimicking or worsening dementia
  • When and how psychotropic medications may be appropriate
  • Practical, real-world strategies for coping with challenging behaviors

Topics include:

  • Clarity in Diagnosis: Types & Stages of Dementia
  • Psychotropic Medications: Diamonds in the Rough?
  • Inclusions: Evaluating & Treating Medical Conditions Contributing to Behavioral Issues in Older Adults
  • Gems of Hope: Understanding & Responding Well to the Challenging Behaviors of Dementia

Costs:

  • MD, PA, NP, CDE & PharmD: $110
  • All other professionals: $90

0.65 CEUs or 6.5 Contact hours

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Event Contact: Donna Sislo | 715-394-8170 | dsislo{atuws}
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