Unlocking the Complexities of Agitation in Alzheimer’s: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians
Navigating the intricate landscape of Alzheimer’s dementia requires a deep understanding of the associated neuropsychiatric symptoms, including agitation. This Expert Exchange webcast offers a focused exploration of the subject, tailored to the needs of primary care clinicians and other healthcare professionals. Investigate the criteria established by the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) Agitation Definition Working Group (ADWG), and discover the latest approaches to identification, diagnosis, and ongoing assessment.
- Target Audience: Primary care clinicians and other healthcare professionals caring for Alzheimer’s patients.
- Objectives: Summarize impact, define agitation, describe identification and diagnosis approach, identify neuropsychiatric assessment tools.
- Credits: 0.50 credits.
- Time: 30 minutes.
- Media Formats: Video, Audio, Podcast, Transcript, Transcript PDF
Did You Know?
Agitation is one of the most common and distressing symptoms in Alzheimer’s disease, affecting up to 70% of patients.