EPaD GEC Steering Committee
History of EPaD GEC
Self-Directed Learning Modules
Clinical Skills Scenario Exercise
Evidence-Based Practice Falls Prevention Program
IPE Geriatric Grand Rounds
Palliative Care/Geriatric Grand Rounds
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Education: Dementia Presentations
Caring for Patients with Dementia at the End of Life
Review the natural history of advanced dementia.
Discuss strategies for patients and families through a series of cases.
Think of your own cases and challenges of caring for patients with very advanced dementia.
What's Alzheimer's Disease? Prevention, Detection, and Treatment
Discuss risk factors and current treatment modalities for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
Describe warning signs that identify patients and families with caregiver stress and support needs.
Identify appropriate interprofessional and community-based referrals to support persons with Alzheimer's disease and their families.
Prevalence, Recognition, and Assessment
Review Alzheimer's Disease and other causes of dementia.
Recognize signs and symptoms of dementia.
Discuss current evidence for preventive strategies for Alzheimer's disease.
Identify appropriate evidence-based screening tools and assessment for dementia.
Pharmacologic and Non-pharmacologic Approaches to Dementia
Understand the impact and limitations of pharmacologic treatments currently available for dementia.
Review the pharmacologic medications for treatment of dementia and behaviors related to dementia.
Community Resources to Support Caregivers and Families
To understand the needs of and challenges faced by caregivers throughout the course of the disease.
To understand the scope and many dimensions of community-based interventions and their role in improving patient care and caregiver well-being.
Gain greater sensitivity to the challenges and barriers many individuals and families face in accessing community-based care.