Aging or Alzheimer’s Disease? How To Detect And Treat Memory Loss In The Primary Care Setting

November 19, 2012
The Conference Center at Waltham Woods, Waltham, MA

Aging or Alzheimer’s Disease? How to Detect and Treat Memory Loss in the Primary Care Setting
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Agenda

7:15
Registration & breakfast

8:00
Introduction

8:10
Pathology of AD & MCI due to AD
Thor Stein, MD

8:40
Understanding the continuum of AD & MCI due to AD
Bob Stern, PhD

9:10
Evaluating the patient with memory loss
Neil Kowall, MD

9:40
Using the new criteria to diagnose AD & MCI due to AD
Paul Solomon, PhD

10:10
Break

10:25
Differential diagnosis of memory loss & dementia
Andrew Budson, MD

11:15
Pharmacologic treatments for memory loss & dementia
Andrew Budson, MD

11:45
Non-phamacologic treatments of memory loss & dementia, including caring for & educating the caregiver
Kathy Horvath, PhD, RN

12:15
Lunch

1:15
Review of screening test (MoCA) and screening questionnaire (AD8)
Paul Solomon, PhD & Andrew Budson, MD

1:35
Practice administering MoCA in small groups
Faculty

2:15
Case 1 small group discussion
Faculty

3:15
Break

3:30
Case 2 small group discussion
Faculty

4:30
Faculty review and question panel

5:00
Concluding comments and depart