About the Event
This installment of Neurology Grand Rounds features Gayle Ayers, D.O., presenting “Medications for Behavioral Issues Associated With Dementia: Is Anything Safe?” Ayers is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Department of Neurology.
Email Michele Davis for the Zoom information.
By the end of this event series, the audience participant should be able to:
- Delineate the scope of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia;
- Review nonpharmacological treatments;
- Detail the pharmacological guidelines associated with off-label use of medications;
- Review the FDA-approved treatments.
- Primary: Neurologists, neuroscientists, nurses, residents, medical students
- Secondary: Other health care professionals
This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:
- ACGME: Patient care and procedural skills; medical knowledge; practice-based learning and improvement; interpersonal and communication skills; professionalism; and systems-based practice.
- IOM: Provide patient-centered care; work in interdisciplinary teams; employ evidence-based practice; apply quality improvement; and utilize informatics.
- IECC: Values/ethics for interprofessional practice; roles/responsibility; interprofessional communication; teams and teamwork.
Ayers has no relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this presentation.
The Neurology Grand Rounds planning committee members are William Schwartz, M.D.; Steve Roach, M.D.; Kent Ellington, M.D.; Mayur Patel, M.D.; Michele Davis; and Jason Camarillo. The members of the planning committee report no financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.