Dementia Care 2014

Dementia Care Conference

This conference will provide updates and evaluation/treatment toolkits designed to facilitate interdisciplinary evidence-based best practices regarding dementia, Alzheimer's, and end-of-life care.

This conference is intended for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, mental health providers, social workers, family care givers, and individuals involved in dementia education and patient care.

At the conclusion of this conference, the participant should be better able to:
  • Discuss the spectrum of Alzheimer’s research from basic science to clinical trials as well as social and behavioral investigations
  • Analyze diagnostic methods and criteria for detection of Alzheimer’s disease and a-typical dementias
  • Explore a range of clinical care models for persons with dementia and their families, including caregiving tools, safety protocols, management of family dynamics, and partnerships with physicians
  • Access the continuum of home and community based service options for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and their caregivers


CREDITS
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is provided for 6.0 contact hours under ANCC criteria.

This program meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social work.

This program meets the criteria of an approved program for licensed mental health providers.

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Online registration for this event is no longer available. 

At-the-door registrations will be accepted based on space availability.  Conference materials/food cannot be guaranteed for walk-in registrants.

$150 - Physician
$130 - Health Care Professional
$  50 - Student
$  85 - Family Care Giver
$  20 - Adult Day Service

Date and Location
Friday, March 21, 2014
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

La Vista Conference Center
12520 Westport Parkway
La Vista, Nebraska

Additional Information
Agenda  PDF icon

Supporters  PDF icon

PLEASE NOTE
Professional adult day service will be provided for persons with Dementia.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact:
Clayton Freeman
Alzheimer's Association -
Midlands Chapter
402-502-4301
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