Dementia and Delirium
Estimated time to complete session: 75 mins.
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Differentiate delirium from dementia.
2. Identify strategies to prevent the onset of delirium in older patients.
3. Describe the use of pharmacologic versus non-pharmacologic approaches to the management of behavioral problems associated with dementia and delirium.
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Laurence J. Robbins, MD – Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver
- 1.25 AAFP prescribed