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Primer on Neuropsychiatric Symptoms, Mental Health & Utilizing Medications in Dementia
Thursday, February 11, 2021, 8:00 AM EST
Category: Training Webinars

New York State's Alzheimer's Association chapters and the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center present a



Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 8:00 a.m.
Primer on Neuropsychiatric Symptoms, Mental Health & Utilizing Medications in Dementia
with Elizabeth J. Santos, MD, MPH, DFAPA, DFAAGP
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology & Medicine, Clinical Chief, Division of Geriatric Mental Health & Memory Care, University of Rochester Medical Center

Santos will give a brief overview of the multiple neuropsychiatric symptoms and mental health concerns for patients and caregivers, describe the use of several medications to treat these symptoms, and explain how deprescribing medications can be more helpful than continually adding more medications and how many medications are utilized in a temporary manner.

Thursday, February 18, 2020 - 8:00 a.m.
Health Disparities in Neurodegenerative Disease
with Jessica Zwerling, MS, MS
Director, Montefiore Hudson Valley Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease (CEAD); Associate Professor of Neurology; Program Director, UCNS Geriatric Neurology Fellowship; Director, Memory Disorders Center at Blondell; Associate Director, Center for the Aging Brain; Clinical Director, Einstein Aging Study

This presentation will discuss the public health crisis in AD and highlight disparities. The importance of multidisciplinary consultations will be discussed along with the cultural factors that impact clinical presentations and treatment.

Thursday, February 25, 2020 - 8:00 a.m.
Current Approaches to the Diagnosis and Management of Age-Related Cognitive Decline
with Arjun V. Masurkar, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience & Physiology; Investigator, Neuroscience Institute; Clinical Core Director, NYU Alzheimer's Disease Research Center; Attending Neurologist, The Pearl Barlow Center for Memory Evaluation and Treatment; Affiliation: NYU Langone Health Center for Cognitive Neurology

Using representative cases, this presentation will demonstrate how to employ available clinical criteria and diagnostic procedures when making diagnoses of Alzheimer's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, and frontotemporal dementia.