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Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute's 16th Annual Alzheimer's Disease Update Conference

November 9, 2018, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Madison Concourse Hotel, Madison, WI

 

 

How to register:

  • Visit https://ce.icep.wisc.edu/alzheimers-2018
  • Select the Register/Enroll tab
  • If you are not logged in, select login or register and follow the instructions for UW-Madison NETID or Visitor Login or New Account
  • Follow any prompts to complete or update your profile information
  • From the Register tab, select your Registration Fee, complete any required questions, and Add to Cart
  • Select Checkout and follow the prompts to pay for the conference
    Contact help@icep.wisc.edu if you need assistance.

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Conference Overview:

Experts in the field of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias will present on topics that translate research into practice and include culturally-specific approaches to diagnosis and care that optimize patient and caregiver outcomes.


The goal of the conference is to improve the diagnostic and therapeutic capability of healthcare providers who care for persons living with dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

 

Who Should Attend?

Primary care physicians, psychiatrists, neurologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, psychologists, social workers, physician assistants, occupational and speech therapists, researchers, case managers and other healthcare professionals who diagnose, treat and manage Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders in diverse populations.

 

Featured Topics:

  • Screening for cognitive impairment
  • Optimizing patient and caregiver-centered outcomes in dementia care
  • Culturally-tailored approaches to diagnosis and care of older Latinx adults
  • UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program
  • Young-onset dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease
  • Surgery-associated delirium and cognitive decline

Are you a practitioner newer to diagnosing and treating dementia?
If yes, please join us for a pre-conference workshop, Building Applied Skills in Dementia Care, on Thursday, November 8, 2018, 5:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Featured topics:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of dementia
  • Healthy caregivers make better caregivers
  • Managing behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia

Conference Fees:
Fees includes the cost of tuition, online materials and meals.


Pre-Conference Workshop: Building Applied Skills in Dementia Care
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 5:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
$75 General Registration
$35 Residents, Fellows and Students
Conference: Alzheimer’s Disease Update


Friday, November 9, 2018, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
$85 WAI Network Members and Sponsoring Partners*
$135 General Registration
$50 Residents, Fellows and Students


* WAI Clinic Network, UW Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, VA/Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, WI Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

 

The Alzheimer’s Disease Annual Update is jointly provided by:

 

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute


University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

 

Interprofessional Continuing Educaiton Partnership, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health, School of Nursing and School of Pharmacy

 

Wisconsin Geriatric Education Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) contact hours.



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