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Dementia and Diversity in Primary Care: South Asian Populations

Friday, August 25, 2017 to Friday, October 16, 2020
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Course Description

Although dementia is the most common diagnosis in older adulthood, it is under-recognized in primary care. As U.S. residents are aging, and becoming more racially and ethnically diverse, physicians and other healthcare providers will increasingly need to tailor their care to specific populations. This course is designed to help healthcare providers assess and care for Dementia patients, their families, and caregivers in South Asian American populations.

You’ll learn:

• How to recognize dementia
• Select culturally appropriate assessment tools
• Communicate effectively about dementia care in ethnically and racially diverse populations.
Prerequisite: Dementia and Diversity in Primary Care: A Primer - Guidelines, Ethnic Differences, and Assessment.

Intended Audience: 

This course is designed for physicians in primary care, family practice, internal medicine and psychiatry specialties and nurses and social workers who work with older people.

Dates, Duration and Fee:

• Release Date: August 25, 2017
• Expiration Date: August 25, 2020
• Estimated Time to Complete: 1 Hour
• CME Credits Offered: 1.00
Registration Fee: FREE

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