Check out this upcoming webinar in the Clinical Updates in Dementia Webinar Series! This webinar will be on Depression in Dementia: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management. This webinar will feature Feras Alawad, M.D., who is a geriatric psychiatry fellow at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Apply evidence-based approaches to the assessment of depressive symptoms in patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia Syndromes (ADRD).
- Differentiate, based on clinical criteria, depression from other neuropsychiatric manifestations of ADRD.
- Apply data-supported pharmacologic management strategies including the roles, cautions, and potential alternatives to using anti-depressants in ADRD.
Feras Alawad, M.D.
Geriatric Psychiatry Fellow, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, UPMC
Register for this event online.
Continuing Education: L/CSW, LPC, LMFT (Pa.), Medicine, and Nursing
No cost for the first 100 professional CE registrants; $10 for all others
This learning activity is being jointly provided by the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. The School is an accredited provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants completing the learning activity may be awarded a maximum of 1.5 contact hours.
Program supported by Health Resources and Services Administration Grant #U1QHP28736