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Age-Friendly Health Systems New York State Action Community: Virtual Learning Series

Team Webinar 4: Mentation (Dementia)

  • Prevent, identify, treat and manage dementia, depression and delirium across settings of care
  • Hospital:
    • Screen for delirium at least every 12 hours and document the results
    • Ensure sufficient oral hydration
    • Orient to time, place and situation
    • Ensure that older adults have their personal adaptive equipment
    • Prevent sleep interruptions; use nonpharmacological interventions to support sleep
  • Ambulatory:
    • Screen for cognitive impairment and document the results
    • If cognitive impairment screen is positive, refer for further evaluation and manage manifestations of cognitive impairment
    • Screen for depression and document the results
    • If depression screen is positive, identify and manage factors contributing to depression, and initiate or refer out for treatment

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Date:
May 9, 2022
Time:
1:00 pm–2:00 pm EDT
Cost:
Free

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Duration:
60 minutes

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Presented By
Elizabeth Santos, MD MPH DFAPA
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1 CPHQ credits

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