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.
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.
Defining the 3 D’s
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:
Intervention Strategies to Reduce Confusion and Increase Daily Functioning
Anti-Depressants in the Aging
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.