Teleseminar: Sorting Out the Three D's: Delirium, Dementia and Depression
In the Elderly Population


Note: This phone seminar will start on Monday, June 7, 2010 at 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern

Speaker: George Schulz, Ph.D.
Price: $69.99
Product №: PTS77510
Duration: 90 minutes

This information-packed 90-minute teleseminar will provide an easy-to-use set of diagnostic operations to help you differentiate delirium, dementia and depression. It will also supply you with medical and non-medical treatments to assist families in dealing with their elderly loved ones. Take away direct strategies to reduce confusion and increase day-to-day functioning in older clients.

Synopsis

Defining the 3 D’s

Symptoms

Making an Exact Diagnosis

Utilizing the best diagnostic instruments and observations Geriatric Depression Scales Psychological Condition Family and Recent History Proper Behavioural Observations

Causes of the 3 D’s

The impact of:
normal maturing
trauma
environment

Intervention Strategies to Reduce Confusion and Increase Daily Functioning

Medical

Anti-Depressants in the Aging
Anti-psychotics
Medical circumstances that affect the 3 D’s

Non-medical
The prolonged care environment`s impact on the 3 D’s
Orientation and consistency for delirium
Intervention techniques for the phases of Alzheimer`s
Effective psychotherapy for clinical depression in the elderly

OBJECTIVES

Distinguish medical and non-medical interventions to reduce confusion and improve daily functioning in the elderly universe. Recognize the different symptoms associated with Delirium, Dementia, and Depression. Apply new tools to make an exact diagnosis of a client who displays confusion and disorientation. Identify general causes of the 3 D’s.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

George Schulz, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist with over 25 years of experience working with adults and seniors. Dr. Schulz has served as the Regional Clinical Manager for the biggest supplier of mental health services to extended care residents in the nation. He has also served as the Clinical Director for a community mental health center and a national group of psychiatric hospitals. Dr. Schulz has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Central Florida and Rollins College and is the co-host of "The Couch-Live" an Orlando Television live call-in program. Most lately, Dr. Schulz was the keynote speaker at "Maintaining Resiliency in Families" in Rome, Italy.

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