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Delirium, Depression, and Dementia--Are There Any Connections?


Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   4.2
State Associations:
IOA - Indiana
Bundles:
IOA 2020 Spring Update - Package 5 Mental Health
Faculty:
Sophia Wang, MD, MD
Duration:
48 Minutes
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

Title: Delirium, Depression, and Dementia--Are There Any Connections?

Presenter: Sophia Wang, MD

 

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

1)  Understand the evidence for an interrelationship between delirium and dementia.

2)  Understand the challenges of diagnosing delirium superimposed on dementia.

3)  Understand evidence-based guidelines for the use of psychotropics in the management of delirium and subsequent cognitive impairment.

4)  Understand the evidence for an interrelationship between delirium and depression.

 

The Indiana Osteopathic Association (IOA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.  The IOA designates this program for a maximum of 0.75 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

It is the policy of the IOA that any physician dissatisfied with the CME program will be issued a refund upon request, and no CME credits will be reported to the AOA.  Complaints on Evaluation Forms also are taken into consideration when planning future CME programs and may lead to changes in the format or content.

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Dr. Wang is an assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her M.D. degree and her general psychiatry residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY.  She then pursued a neurosciences fellowship focusing on neurodegenerative disorders at the James J. Peters VAMC affiliated with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and a geriatric psychiatry clinical fellowship at the University of California in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Wang currently is funded on a NIA K23 Career Development Award to examine how delirium and vascular risk factors may increase the risk of long-term cognitive impairment in intensive care unit survivors. Her awards include the 2018 Beeson Travel Award and the 2018 Hartford-Jeste Award for Future Leaders in Geriatric Psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association. She also currently serves as the Leader of the Outreach, Recruitment, and Engagement Core at the NIA funded Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center.


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