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AMDA's 2015 Annual Conference


B52 - Sleep Disturbance in Dementia: Strategies for Patient Improvement and Reduction of Caregiver Burden


Mar 20, 2015 4:00pm ‐ Mar 20, 2015 5:00pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $24.00

Description

Accreditation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine designates this Internet Enduring Material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABPLM Designation Statement: This Internet Enduring Material has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 1 clinical hour toward certification as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in post-acute and long-term care medicine. The CMD program is administered by the ABPLM.  Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.

Session Description:
This session will provide a high level overview of pulmonary infiltrates, their causes, symptoms, and treatment. The presenter will use research and case studies for providers to understand all of the facets needed to diagnose and treat pulmonary infiltrates.

Learning Objective(s):

  • Identify patterns of sleep disturbance specific to older adults with dementia
  • Describe the recommendations for and limitations of pharmacologic therapy for sleep disturbance in dementia
  • Review the recommendations for non-pharmacologic therapy for sleep disturbance in dementia
  • Develop a template for educating caregivers to help improve sleep in persons with dementia

Speaker(s):
Elizabeth Hames, DO
Juliet Holt-Klinger

Disclosure(s):
None

Reference(s):
1) Herbert et al. "Alzheimer's Disease in the US Population: Prevalence Estimates Using the 2000 Census". Arch Neurol 2003; 60 (8): 1119-1122. 2) "2012 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures". Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association 2013; 9 (2): 208-245. 3) Plassman et al. "Prevalence of Dementia in the United States: The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study". Neuroepidemiology 2007; 29 (1-2): 125-132. 4) Zhou QP, Jung L, Richards KC. The management of sleep and circadian disturbance in patients with dementia. Current neurology and neuroscience reports. Apr 2012; 12 (2): 193-204. 5) Rose et al. "Sleep Disturbances in Dementia". J Gerontol Nursing 2010; 36 (5): 9-14. 6) Gitlin LN, Kales HC, Lyketsos CG. Nonpharmacologic management of behavioral symptoms in dementia. JAMA: the journal of the American Medical Association. Nov 21 2012; 308 (19): 2020-2029. 7) McCleery J, Cohen DA, Sharpley AL. Pharmacotherapies for sleep disturbances in Alzheimer's disease. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2014; 3: CD009178. 8) Ancoli-Israel S, Vitiello MV. Sleep in dementia. T The American journal of geriatric psychiatry: official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. Feb 2006; 14 (2): 91-94. 1) Herbert et al. "Alzheimer's Disease in the US Population: Prevalence Estimates Using the 2000 Census". Arch Neurol 2003; 60 (8): 1119-1122. 2) "2012 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures". Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association 2013; 9 (2): 208-245. 3) Plassman et al. "Prevalence of Dementia in the United States: The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study". Neuroepidemiology 2007; 29 (1-2): 125-132. 4) Zhou QP, Jung L, Richards KC. The management of sleep and circadian disturbance in patients with dementia. Current neurology and neuroscience reports. Apr 2012; 12 (2): 193-204. 5) Rose et al. "Sleep Disturbances in Dementia". J Gerontol Nursing 2010; 36 (5): 9-14. 6) Gitlin LN, Kales HC, Lyketsos CG. Nonpharmacologic management of behavioral symptoms in dementia. JAMA: the journal of the American Medical Association. Nov 21 2012; 308 (19): 2020-2029. 7) McCleery J, Cohen DA, Sharpley AL. Pharmacotherapies for sleep disturbances in Alzheimer's disease. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2014; 3: CD009178. 8) Ancoli-Israel S, Vitiello MV. Sleep in dementia. The American journal of geriatric psychiatry: official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. Feb 2006; 14 (2): 91-94.

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