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Managing Patients with Dementia and Neuropsychiatric Disturbances
There are likely many services that your practice provides that you may not be fully maximizing as a billing opportunity. It is important that you are submitting and receiving reimbursement for the hard work your providers are completing to support your patients.
In this course, you will learn strategies to effectively treat patients with dementia and neuropsychiatric disturbances and support their families and caregivers. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to do the following:
  1. Discuss the stages and types of dementia, including their characteristic symptoms and anatomical changes.
  2. Identify appropriate treatment goals for homebound or home-limited patients with dementia and neuropsychiatric disturbances.
  3. Identify potential triggers for neuropsychiatric disturbances, such as underlying medical conditions or environmental issues.
  4. Describe pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment approaches at home for patients with dementia and neuropsychiatric disturbances
  5. Recognize the impact of dementia on the patients and their families and caregivers.
Estimated Time to Complete
15 minutes
In order to earn credit for participation in this activity, the learner must complete a 5-question post-test with a passing score of 80% or better with unlimited attempts.
Intended Audience
This course is intended for all home-based primary care providers caring for patients with dementia and neuropsychiatric disturbances.
Credit Information
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute and the Home Centered Care Institute. PeerPoint Medical Education Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: $25.00
Credit Offered: 0.25 CME Credit
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