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
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
A Multidisciplinary Approach for Addressing Challenges in Alzheimer's Disease
In a series of brief video segments, experts in neurology, psychiatry, and primary care discuss the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
Category
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Cognition
  • Delivery of Care
  • Dementia
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Patient/Physician Communication
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Characterization of the Quality of Electroconvulsive Therapy Among Older Medicare Beneficiaries
How many older adults receive electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for treatment-resistant depression? Among those who receive ECT, how many finish the course? What factors might predict patients’ continuation of ECT? Explore these topics in this journal CME activity.
Category
  • Depression
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychotherapy
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
The Value of Neuropsychological Assessment in the Differentiation Between Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia and Late-Onset Psychiatric Disorders
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Category
  • Dementia
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Impact of Dementia-Related Psychosis on Patients and Caregivers: The Treatment Imperative
When you treat patients with dementia-related psychosis, do you evaluate the burden on carers, too? If they feel discomfort, fear, or depression, how would you help them? Learn from an expert in this brief CME activity.
Category
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Dementia
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Violence/Aggression
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Prescription Opioid Misuse in US Older Adults: Associated Comorbidities and Reduced Quality of Life in the National Epidemiologic Survey of Alcohol and Related Conditions-III
How does prescription opioid misuse affect people who are 50 years old and older? What factors should clinicians look for when screening? Review this CME.
Category
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Pain
  • Substance Use Disorders
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Predicting Remission in Late-Life Major Depression: A Clinical Algorithm Based Upon Past Treatment History
Rates of treatment resistance in randomized controlled trials in patients with late-life depression are as high as 77% using SSRIs, yet SSRIs are often used as first-line treatment. This CME article helps to optimize the selection of the next step in treating late-life depression.
Category
  • Antidepressants
  • Depression
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
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
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

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