Iowa Geriatric Education Center Iowa Geriatric Education Center

Geriatric Lecture Series

May-01-16 - Practical Issues Related to Medication Use in Dementia

In this presentation, Dr. Schleich will briefly review the background and prevalence of dementia in the United States. He will discuss the importance of a thorough medication review and appropriate steps involved when conducting a medication review. In addition, he will present methods to help patients with dementia improve medication adherence, and address goals of therapy for chronic disease states as they relate to patients with dementia.

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Kevin Schleich, PharmD, BCACP received his degree from the University of Iowa. He is currently a clinical pharmacy specialist in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Iowa. Dr. Schleich's practice interests include anticoagulation, chronic disease management, family medicine, and geriatrics.

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 2016 Geriatric Lecture Series is now open.

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