GeriPod: Management of Behavior Problems Associated with Progressive Dementia
for Clinical Accuracy:
The purpose of this podcast is to explore the development and progression of common behavioral problems associated with dementia. Treatment strategies for managing these behaviors as well as looking at the evidence for and risks associated with a variety of pharmacologic treatment options are discussed. Nonpharmacologic treatment options are discussed as alternative options for effective management of some of these common problems.
Explore common behavioral problems associated with dementia.
The types of behaviors and what triggers these problems as the disease progresses.
Environmental and other non-pharmacological treatment strategies for managing behavior problems in the demented patient.
The evidence for and risks of pharmacological treatments for behavior problems in the older adult.
How behavior problems impact caregivers and the benefits of addressing their needs.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines:
The New Jersey Geriatric Education Center through the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging (NJISA), University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine presents the first “GeriPod” podcast called “Use of Antipsychotics in the Treatment of Older Adults”. For more information on the GeriPod series, please visit the UMDNJ website at http://njisa.umdnj.edu/education/geripods/index2.html
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Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
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Dr. Martin Forsberg, Anita Chopra and Pamela Basehore. GeriPod: Management of Behavior Problems Associated with Progressive Dementia. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2010 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/20748