SPARK: A CME Course on Lewy Body Dementia - LIVESTREAM
January 30, 2021 Completed
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This half day virtual CME course is intended to educate health care providers on detection, diagnosis, treatment and care management of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD).
Lewy body dementia (LBD) is a brain disease involving two related clinical disorders: dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD). DLB is the second most common form of degenerative dementia in the elderly next to Alzheimer's disease (AD).
This half day virtual CME course is intended to educate health care providers on detection, diagnosis, treatment and care management of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) and to educate healthcare providers on best practices around diagnosis disclosure and become familiar with important referrals that help patients and families address the daily difficulties associated with LBD.
Course highlights include:
*A combination of interactive and immersive learning through lectures, film experience, and panel discussions
*Comments from Susan Schneider Williams
*Presentations and panel discussions featuring Mayo geriatrics experts
*An overview of resources from the Lewy Body Dementia Association
Speakers: Brad Boeve, MD, Angela Lunde, MA, Rodolfo Savica, MD, PhD, Ericka Tung, MD, MPH, Todd Graham, Josh Ohde, Susan Schneider Williams
Time: 09:30 - 13:30
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