Diagnosing Dementia-Related Psychosis: Using Tools and Communicating With Patients and Caregivers
What diagnostic criteria and assessment tools would you use for dementia-related psychosis? What strategies may help when discussing psychosis with patients’ family members? Dr Ballard considers these topics in this brief CME activity.
Category
  • Delivery of Care
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Psychotic Disorders
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Differentiating and Treating Alzheimer’s Disease
Drs Anderson and Malone cover the types of dementia and their indicators, ways to approach care for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and mild dementia, and treatment options available or in the pipeline for disease intervention. Early diagnosis and intervention of MCI and mild dementia can slow disease progression and optimize outcomes for both patients and caregivers.
Category
  • Patient/Physician Communication
  • Neurology
  • Neuroimaging
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Cognition
  • Dementia
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Functional Impairment
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Education
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Mild Cognitive Impairment Due to Alzheimer Disease
Drs Anderson and Malone discuss the burden of, signs and symptoms of, diagnostic tools and criteria for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and mild/early dementia and the benefits of early diagnosis. Early diagnosis and intervention of MCI and mild dementia can slow disease progression and optimize outcomes for both patients and caregivers.
Category
  • Patient/Physician Communication
  • Neurology
  • Neuroimaging
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Cognition
  • Dementia
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Functional Impairment
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Education
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation