APRN Pharmacology Today: Treatment of Dementia
Katie S. Adams
This course assists the APRN in fulfilling pharmacology CE requirements for licensure.
This course offers the APRN a broad overview of how to safely manage patients with dementia using pharmacologic agents and non-pharmacologic interventions. This course assists the APRN in fulfilling pharmacology CE requirements for licensure.
Join Katie S. Adams, Pharm.D., BCPP, BCPS for this self-paced online course. APRN Pharmacology Today: Treatment of Dementia will cover the following subjects:
- Module 1: Dementia and its Prevalence
- Module 2: Types of Dementia
- Module 3: Pharmacologic Management of Dementia
- Module 4: Non-Pharmacologic Management of Dementia
- Module 5: Helpful Resources
Key Learning Outcomes
After taking this interactive online course, you will be able to:
- Utilize current practice guidelines for the safe use of medications in patients with dementia.
- Identify one practice change based on course content
- Formulate a treatment and monitoring plan for safe use of medications for patients with dementia utilizing case studies
Katie S. Adams, Pharm.D., BCPP, BCPS
Dr. Katie Adams is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Behavioral Health at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Adams received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Pharmacy and completed a pharmacy practice residency and a psychiatric pharmacy residency at VCU Health System. She is board certified in psychiatric pharmacy and pharmacotherapy. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at VCU School of Pharmacy, serves as a preceptor for pharmacy students and residents and is an active member of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists.