Dementias and Associate Mood Disorders in Long-Term Care: an Interprofessional Approach
American Medical Director Association Long Term Care Medicine
Date of original Performance / Presentation
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.
Medicine and Health Sciences
Rivas, Kenya M. and Caballero, Joshua, "Dementias and Associate Mood Disorders in Long-Term Care: an Interprofessional Approach" (2018). Faculty Proceedings, Presentations, Speeches and Lectures. 499.