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.
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.
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.
This course is designed to help practitioners understand ethical considerations of healthcare decisions in the context of “what matters” as part of the 4M’s framework of Age Friendly Health Systems.
This course is designed to help practitioners identify specific therapeutic modalities to ensure strength, balance, and reduce the risk falls in patients with neurocognitive disorders. Practitioners will learn specific recreational and exercise strategies that keep patients living with a neurodegenerative condition at optimal physical health.