Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center

University of Rhode Island

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Supplemental Education in
Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Registration is required to access the online webinars 


Depression in Dementia: How to Assess and When to Intervene  (60-minutes)
Andrew S. Rosenzweig, MD, MPH  highlights the importance of recognizing signs and symptoms of depression in Alzheimer’s disease, emphasizing recent changes in diagnostic criteria for both depression and dementia and explores both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic strategies with particular emphasis on practical interventions.   Recorded 02/22/16.

Cognitive Assessment and Screening in Clinical Practice (30-minutes)
Andrew S. Rosensweig, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer of Forefront TeleCare, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Brown University discusses the differences between dementia, mild cognitive impairment and normal aging, including emphasis on recent changes in diagnostic language.  Information essential to cognitive assessments such as, available screening tools, formal assessment tools and controversy regarding universal screening is also presented.  Recorded 09/17/15.

Updates in Alzheimer’s Disease Research (30-minutes)
John Stoukides, MD, RPh, Chief, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine at the Roger Williams Medical Center provides key information about the current state of research in treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease.  Recorded 06/04/15.

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