CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION: A one-day conference designed to bring together health care professionals, clinical researchers, residential care facility and community agency administrators, and providers in the greater Los Angeles area, who provide care for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. This year’s conference will focus on non-Alzheimer’s dementias. The morning session will include speakers discussing the presentations and course and treatment approaches for the major dementias: fronto-temporal dementia, Lewy body dementia, vascular dementia, and early onset familial Alzheimer’s disease. The afternoon will include a presentation on advances in diagnostic imaging in the differential diagnosis of dementia; a facilitated panel presentation of individuals with dementia and their care partners; and a presentation regarding community-based resources and support for families.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Psychologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Care Managers, Gerontologists, RCFE and Nursing Home Administrators, Pharmacists, Dentists, Clergy, Dentists, Physical and Occupational Therapists
CME: 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
Once approved this conference will provide continuing education credits for:
6 CE hours for California-licensed LCSW/LMFT, RN/LVN, NHAP, RCFE, Psychologists (pending board approval) OR certificate of attendance available. Attendees receiving CE hours must attend entire conference.
The event is hosted by the USC Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center in conjunction with the Keck School of Medicine, the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, the USC Family Caregiver Support Center, the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging, and Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles.