Iowa Geriatric Education Center Iowa Geriatric Education Center

Geriatric Lecture Series

September-01-14 - Medication Management of Lewy Body and Parkinson's Dementias

In this presentation, Dr. Kauer will discuss the management of Parkinsonian symptoms in dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson's disease with dementia. She will also discuss the management of cognitive impairment, psychosis, and depression in dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson's disease with dementia.

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Jill Kauer, PharmD, MSPhr, BCPP received her degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Pharmacy and completed an ASHP-accredited residency in psychiatric pharmacy combined with a master's program in pharmacy practice and administration at the University of Texas at Austin. She is currently a clinical pharmacy specialist in psychiatry at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and holds a shared appointment as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. Dr. Kauer's areas of professional concentration include medical complications of psychotropic medications, management of delirium, improving outcomes in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal, and pharmacy intervention outcomes.

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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.

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