"Use of Atypical Antipsychotics for Management of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms in Patients with Dementia"

 

Susanna Kovari, MD

Department of Psychiatry NorthShore University HealthSystem

 

Zehra Aftab, MD

Department of Psychiatry NorthShore University HealthSystem

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Review methods for screening and for assessment of dementia, including associated behavioral and psychological symptoms.
  2. List pharmacology of atypical antipsychotics and summarize their features and most common side effects.
  3. Describe opportunities for evidence-based off-label use of psychotropic medications tailored to the specific needs of patients with dementia.

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session date: 
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Speaker Name: 
Susanna Kovari, MD and Zehra Aftab, MD
Location: 
NorthShore - Evanston
Evanston, IL 60201
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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