When: April 30, 2015 from 9:00 AM until 12:15 PM

Location: Holiday Inn Express Meeting Room

Summary:

This training is brought to you by the Northern West Virginia Rural Health Education Center and the WV Geriatric Education Center.  Three hours of continuing education credits are approved for physicians, nurses, social workers and counselors. 

Details:

Participants attending this program will be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to recognize the signs and symptoms of ADRD
- Describe the steps necessary to assess for and diagnose ADRD when it is present
- Describe the general strategies for managing ADRD in the context of other health conditions
- Recognize caregiver burden and depression, and describe strategies for working with an ADRD caregiver who demonstrates significant burden and/or depression
- Describe how to facilitate referrals to community resources and clinical trials for patients/families with ADRD including when to refer patients and their families and how to access services