Series IV: Capacity and Competency – Dementia and Safety

This course will review the topic of dementia and driving, discuss considerations to retire driving activities, strategies to discuss driving with patients and caregivers, as well as review other safety issues such as medication management, being home alone, and cooking. Community resources to help with these discussions will also be reviewed.

Series IV: Capacity and Competency – The Role of the Physician

This course will review the definitions and differences between capacity and competency, appropriate documentation of capacity and competency and certain considerations should a patient lack capacity. This course will review capacity in Alzheimer disease and related dementias.

Series III: Advance Care Planning – The Role of Medical Professionals

This course is designed to help practitioners understand their role in advance care planning. We will review available resources for end of life wishes, discuss strategies to help patients and loved ones reflect on their priorities and guide patients and family members through communicating their wishes and putting their wishes in writing. This course will also discuss resources for patients and payor support of ACP.