Rational Approach to Preventative Care for Persons with Dementia
This lecture (1:14:47 minutes) by Dr. Amy Thomas, Research Fellow at VA Puget Sound Health Care System, is part of the Northwest Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center's 2021 Winter Lecture Series. Dr. Thomas discusses a rational approach to preventative care for persons with dementia. By the end of this lecture, learners should be able to: (1) describe the prognoses of different types of dementia; (2) identify the time to benefit of common primary prevention treatments; and (3) discuss the advantages of patient-centered approaches to the care of individuals with dementia. Slides can be downloaded. (Presentation begins at 0:55 seconds).