Do Not Drink, Do Not Drive: Alcohol Use Disorder in the Elderly
When older patients present with cognitive decline, it is important to rule out any organic, mood-related, or substance-induced etiology, such as alcohol use disorder.
Category
  • Cognition
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Primary Care
  • Substance Use Disorders
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Relieving Caregiver Burden Through Evidence-Based Treatment for Dementia-Related Psychosis
Dementia-related psychosis (DRP) occurs in all forms of dementia and at all stages. What tactics should be used when talking with patients and their care partners about DRP? How is it best treated?
Category
  • Dementia
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychotic Disorders
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Evidence-Based Treatment and Monitoring Strategies for Dementia-Related Psychosis
Antipsychotics can be used in the short-term to manage dementia-related psychosis, but serious adverse effects can outweigh benefits. Novel antipsychotics or other agents may offer superior efficacy and safety. Explore the evidence in this CME activity.
Category
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Antipsychotics
  • Dementia
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Parkinson Disease
  • 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
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Cognition
  • Dementia
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Education
  • Functional Impairment
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neuroimaging
  • Neurology
  • Patient/Physician Communication
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
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Cognition
  • Dementia
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Education
  • Functional Impairment
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neuroimaging
  • Neurology
  • Patient/Physician Communication
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Current and Emerging Solutions to Challenges in the Management of Alzheimer’s Disease
Learn from experts in neurology, psychiatry, neuropsychology, and primary care about working with patients and care partners to create management plans for Alzheimer’s disease that ensure safety, optimize patient autonomy, and minimize agitation and conflict.
Category
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Cognition
  • Dementia
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Primary Care
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation