Faculty Proceedings, Presentations, Speeches and Lectures

Title

Dementias and Associate Mood Disorders in Long-Term Care: an Interprofessional Approach

Organization/Association/Group

American Medical Director Association Long Term Care Medicine

Location

Louisville, KY

Date of original Performance / Presentation

3-20-2015

Abstract

This session will discuss the pathophysiology evaluation of Alzheimer’s dementia, other dementias, and their associated mood disorders with current diagnostic approaches, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved and off-label medications most commonly used. Approaches to initiating, titrating, tapering, and switching pharmacotherapy accordingly to each case will be discussed. Presenters will introduce clinical cases, presented by a clinician and a pharmacist as part of the interprofessional approach.

Disciplines

Medicine and Health Sciences

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