UW School of Nursing
April 17, 2022
Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2021 | Managing Behavioral Health Needs of Patients with Dementia
Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2021
Managing Behavioral Health Needs of Patients with Dementia
Gail Li, MD, PhD Associate professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine and VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle
For psychiatric nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
- Describe a comprehensive approach to managing behavioral disturbance in a patient with dementia.
- List 3 medications that can be considered for managing behavioral issues and explain the pros and cons of each.