Managing a Dementia Behavior Crisis

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jan 12, 2023 - 1:44pm CST

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This presentation (59:49 minutes) by Aida Wen discusses how to manage a dementia behavior crisis. By the end of the presentation, learners should be able to: (1) know how to recognize delirium; (2) know how to recognize psychosis; (3) be able to describe behaviors accurately; (4) consider possible underlying causes; (5) assess for other triggers; (6) learn basic tools of crisis intervention; and (7) try helpful communication approaches. Slides are available for download. (Presentation starts at 7:20 minutes.)

Source: John A. Burns School of Medicine, 2021.
https://geriatrics.jabsom.hawaii.edu/care-homes-echo/

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Aida Wen
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