Overview of Alzheimer's Disease: A Caregiver's Story

Ames, IA US
May 10, 2017

Mary Greeley Medical Center Grand Rounds is a multi-disciplinary clinical activity which serves to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession.  

Target Audience

Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses and healthcare administrators.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the challenges & stress associated with caregiving.
  2. Understand the need for a care plan & follow up, even for patients for whom there is no effective treatment.
  3. Become aware of local resources available to support caregivers.
  4. Have a method to assess functional & safety status of demented patients.
  5. Consider treatment options for demented patients.

Speaker(s)

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Selden Spencer, MD
Neurology, McFarland Clinic

Disclosures

Speaker(s)

  • Dr. Spencer has nothing to disclose regarding financial relationships with any commercial entities, commercial companies providing support for this program, or any commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in this presentation.

CME Committee

  • No member of the Mary Greeley Medical Center CME Committee who planned this activity has any financial relationship to disclose relating to the content. 

This program is supported by gifts to the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation from Mary Greeley Medical Center, McFarland Clinic, First American Bank, and Green Hills Health Care Center. The content and selection of speaker(s) is the responsibility of the Mary Greeley Medical Center for Continuing Medical Education Committee and not the sponsors of this program.

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
05/10/2017
Course expires: 
05/10/2017
Event starts: 
05/10/2017 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
05/10/2017 - 1:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Mary Greeley Medical Center
Bessie Myers Auditorium
1111 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/10/2017
Course expires: 
05/10/2017

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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