Iowa Geriatric Education Center Iowa Geriatric Education Center

2013 Midwestern Conference on Aging

Designed for primary care physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, this conference instructs participants in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of medical, functional, and mental health problems common in older adults. The theme of this year's program is dementing illnesses.

Below is the complete list of the conference presentations and their related handouts.

Presentations

Alzheimer's Disease Research Update - Susan Schultz, MD
Handouts | Full Page Slides

Creative Interventions with Caregivers – Howard Karl Butcher, PhD, RN
Handouts | Full Page Slides

Dementia Screening in the Elderly – Nicholas Butler, MD
Handouts | Full Page Slides

Driving and Dementia - Jason Wilbur, MD
Handouts | Full Page Slides

Am I A Safe Driver?

Clinical Dementia Rating Scale

Driving When You Are Taking Medications

Medical Decision Making in Dementia Pharmacotherapy – Richard Dobyns, MD and Jeff Reist, PharmD
Handouts | Full Page Slides

Neuroimaging of Dementia: What to Order and When – Aristides A. Capizzano, MD
Full Page Slides

Oral Health in the Cognitively Impaired Older Adult – Howard Cowen, DDS and Lindsey Cosper, DDS
Handouts | Full Page Slides

Pharmacologic Interventions for Challenging Behaviors in Dementia – Ryan Carnahan, PharmD
Handouts | Full Page Slides

Quality Care at End of Life – Julie Schlabaugh, RN, BSN
Handouts | Full Page Slides