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Alzheimer's Education

Sep
10
Wed
Sep 10, 2014
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
St. Benedict's Senior Community - St. Cloud
St. Cloud, MN

This program is intended for health care providers, community members and direct care providers who are caring for people with dementia.

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Description

Alzheimer's Education

This program is intended for health care providers, community members and direct care providers who are caring for people with dementia.

Caring for Persons with Dementia

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Registration and Welcome
9:00 - 11:45 a.m. Speaker Presentations

Resource and Access for Persons with Dementia
Kathleen Gilbride, M.Ed

Program Objectives:

  • Knowledge of a Dementia Toolkit/Dementia Friendly Community
  • Knowledge of ACT Alzheimer’s Initiative/Access Act Electronically

Reducing Unnecessary Antipsychotic Drug Use

Dean Schmiedt, Pharm.D

Program Objectives:

  • Review the CMS National Partnership Antipsychotic Drug Initiative and learn the goals of the AHCA’s Antipsychotic Drug Quality Initiative
  • Identify the importance of non-medication approaches and identification of behavior causes when behaviors occur in those with dementia
  • Learn the risks of antipsychotic drug use

Elder Abuse

12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Registration and Welcome
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Speaker Presentatation

Susan Voigt, Attorney, Voigt, Rode & Boxeth, LLC

Program Objectives:

  • Identify methods and possible resolutions for preventing elder abuse
  • Identify financial exploitation, adverse events, family dynamics.

This program is sponsored by The Jake and Mary Essen Alzheimer’s Education Fund and CentraCare Health Foundation.

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location
1. Wed, September 10 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM St. Benedict's Senior Community - St. Cloud

Location Details

  • St. Benedict's Senior Community - St. Cloud
    1810 Minnesota Blvd. SE
    St. Cloud, MN 56304
    Main: 320-252-0010

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