The Threatening and Violent Dementia Patient

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Oct 4, 2020 - 3:02pm CDT

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This presentation (1:15:36) given by Dr. Whitney Carlson from Harborview Geriatric Psychiatry Services in Seattle discusses the steps to evaluate patients with dementia who display threatening or violent behavior. She also reviews ways to keep patients and staff safe in the context of evaluating patients displaying threatening or violent behaviors. Finally, she describes how to implement best evidence-based practices in the management of violent and agitated patients with dementia. Presentation slides are available for download through the link.

Whitney Carlson
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