Geriatric Social Workers of Southeast Michigan



Livingston/Washtenaw County - Dementia and the Effects of Medications Used

  • 09 Dec 2009
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Independence Villiage, Brighton


  • Free to all members, $10 for non-members.

GSWSM Livingston/Washtenaw MEETING

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

8:30 – 10:30 A.M.


Independence Village

7700 Nemco Way

Brighton, MI 48116



Becky Ward

Case Manager

St Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital

Dementia and the Effects of Medications Used

This course will explain common forms of dementia, medications to treat dementia and their effects on the patient.  Also discussed will be how medications can affect mental status of a patient.

By the end of the course the participants will be able to:

1.      Briefly discuss most common forms of dementia and classic features of each

2.      Discuss medications used to treat dementia

3.      Discuss medications used to treat coexsistent non-cognitive symptoms of AD

4.      Discuss how medications used to treat ‘everyday maladies’ can affect mental status

RSVP is a must!

Registration limited to the first 60 who email 

Target audience: social workers, all levels. Free to GSWSM members (Membership fee $30), $10 entry fee for guests and non-members. 1.5 CEUs have been approved for this presentation through the MI Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative (#100509-12)

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