Psychiatry: Delirium; Dementia; Depression

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Title:  Internal Medicine – Psychiatry: Delirium; Dementia; Depression

Faculty: Kevin S. Ferentz, M.D. and Gary H. Oberlender, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2020

TOPIC 1: Delirium in the Elderly – Current Concepts

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Specify diagnostic features and common causes of delirium in seniors.
  2. Distinguish the causes of persistent delirium.
  3. Use evidence based medicine to formulate treatment approaches to delirious seniors.
  4. Recognize treatment options for intermittent agitation using evidence based medicine.

TOPIC 2: Evaluation and Treatment of Dementia in Seniors

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Determine the common causes of cognitive dysfunction and dementia in seniors.
  2. Develop an evidence based evaluation of seniors with cognitive dysfunction.
  3. Evaluate the relative risks and benefits of available treatment options for dementia in seniors.
  4. Distinguish the central role of caregiver education and support in treating seniors with dementia.

TOPIC 3: Depression and Anxiety in Primary Care

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Explain the incidence and prevalence of anxiety and depression.
  2. Evaluate patients with signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression so as to make an accurate diagnosis.
  3. Prescribe appropriate medications and/or behavior modification to treat the various degrees of anxiety and depression as well as bipolar disorder from initiation to continuation and maintenance, when needed
  4. Identify the suicidal patient and take appropriate actions for their safety as well as the public.


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Title:  Internal Medicine – Psychiatry: Delirium; Dementia; Depression

Faculty: Kevin S. Ferentz, M.D. and Gary H. Oberlender, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2020

TOPIC 1: Delirium in the Elderly – Current Concepts

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Specify diagnostic features and common causes of delirium in seniors.
  2. Distinguish the causes of persistent delirium.
  3. Use evidence based medicine to formulate treatment approaches to delirious seniors.
  4. Recognize treatment options for intermittent agitation using evidence based medicine.

TOPIC 2: Evaluation and Treatment of Dementia in Seniors

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Determine the common causes of cognitive dysfunction and dementia in seniors.
  2. Develop an evidence based evaluation of seniors with cognitive dysfunction.
  3. Evaluate the relative risks and benefits of available treatment options for dementia in seniors.
  4. Distinguish the central role of caregiver education and support in treating seniors with dementia.

TOPIC 3: Depression and Anxiety in Primary Care

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  1. Explain the incidence and prevalence of anxiety and depression.
  2. Evaluate patients with signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression so as to make an accurate diagnosis.
  3. Prescribe appropriate medications and/or behavior modification to treat the various degrees of anxiety and depression as well as bipolar disorder from initiation to continuation and maintenance, when needed
  4. Identify the suicidal patient and take appropriate actions for their safety as well as the public.

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