Iowa Geriatric Education Center Iowa Geriatric Education Center

Geriatric Lecture Series

April-01-15 - Management of BehavioralDisturbance in Dementia: Antipsychotic Complexities

In this presentation, Dr. Schultz will describe the many factors that may contribute to the outcome of interventions for behaviors in dementia. She will identify some of the medication choices for behavioral problems in dementia and discuss how some medications may be better for certain target symptoms in dementia. In addition, she will discuss the role of patient and family engagement in decision-making in dementia management.

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Susan Schultz, MD received her degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. She is currently a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Iowa College of Medicine. Dr. Schultz's research interests include adult and geriatric psychiatry, mood disorders, and psychotic disorders.

About GLS

The Geriatric Lecture Series online presentations cover a wide range of topics in the clinical management of older adults. Find out how to participate here. Registration for the 2015 Geriatric Lecture Series is now open.

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