Associations Between Dementia & Delirium: How to Spot Delirium Superimposed on Dementia
Date(s) - April 12, 2012
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
703-256-0882 [email protected]
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A free continuing education presentation for health care professionals. Featuring guest speaker, Jason Williams, MD – Psychiatrist and Psychosomatic Medicine Fellow.
This program will educate health care professionals on the associations and differences between dementia and delirium. After attending this seminar, attendees will be able to:
– Identify and describe key review information about dementia
– Describe key review information about delirium
– Describe the psycho-motor subtying model of delirium
– Contrast and compare key similarities between dementia and delirium
– Describe the main features and uses of the Mini Mental State Exam (MMSE)
– Describe the main features and uses of the Confusions Assessment Method (CAM)
– Identify some very important associations between dementia and delirium
– Describe why “delirium superimposed on dementia (D on D) is so crucial to identify, and why it is so often missed
– Describe, in detail, specific steps they can take to help their patients regardless if they have delirium, dementia or D on D
2.0 contact hours will be awarded to nurses and 2.0 Category 1 continuing educations credits will be awarded to Virginia social workers for this event.
Seating is limited, so make your reservations early. A complimentary lunch will be served.