Clinical Updates in Dementia Webinar: Dementia with Lewy Bodies

Clinical Updates in Dementia Webinar: Dementia with Lewy Bodies

March 13, 2018

This course is intended for social work, mental health and nursing professionals.

Offered by the University of Pittsburgh and the Alzheimer's Association, this continuing education webinar features Sarah Berman, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh.

Course Objectives:
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the pathological and clinical features of Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB).
  • Differentiate, based on clinical criteria, DLB from Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Apply evidence-based management strategies such as risk assessment, targeted approach to symptom management, and proper use of outcome measures when caring for a DLB patient.
  • Understand current pharmacological approaches to the management of a patient with DLB.

Continuing Education: Medicine, L/CSW, LPC, LMFT (Pa.), and Nursing:

  • No cost for the first 100 professional CE registrants; $10 for all others
  • This learning activity is being jointly provided by the University of Pittsburgh Schools of Nursing, Social Work, and Medicine. The School of Nursing is an accredited provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants completing the learning activity may be awarded a maximum of 1.5 contact hours.
  • Program supported by Health Resources and Services Administration Grant # U1QHP28736

Click here to register.

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