FamilyPractice.com announces the addition of a five video lecture series titled Management of Symptoms and Behavior Associated With Psychosis, to be featured in the Interactive Learning Center on its Web site. These videos will cover the diagnosis, management and treatment options available to family physicians and caregivers for the elderly.
Appropriate management of behavioral symptoms, updates on medications, and changes in reimbursement for long-term care facilities, are among the key issues discussed. FamilyPractice.com is an initiative of Medical Learning Company, Inc. (MLCI), dedicated to serving the needs of family physicians and their patients. Click here to visit the website.
"Due to the increase of our aging population, the number of patients with dementia will also grow. The challenges to the health care system, the family physician, and other caregivers for the elderly will become greater. These five videos will provide the family physician with a better understanding of how to choose the best treatment options, and provide optimum care for their elderly patients with dementia," stated Paul Young, MD, Chairman of Medical Learning Company.
Management of Symptoms and Behavior Associated With Psychosis features the following five videos:
"Treatment Update and Formulary Issues: A Discussion of Antipsychotic Treatment Options in Special Populations"
"Safety and Tolerability: A Discussion of Antipsychotic Treatment Options in Special Populations"
"Psychopathology of the Elderly: Diagnosis and Management of Behavioral and Psychological Disturbances"
"The Role of the Family Caregiver as First-Line Support: Treatment of the Elderly Patient with Dementia"
"Reimbursement Issues in Long Term Care: Treatment of the Elderly Patient With Dementia"
Each of the five-video/slide lecture programs is available for 1.5 hours of free CME. The program is jointly sponsored by the Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation and Medical Learning Company, Inc., and is accredited by the Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation.
Management of Symptoms and Behavior Associated With Psychosis is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Janssen Pharmaceutica Products, L.P. Janssen Pharmaceutica Products, L.P., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson and is a leader in the research and treatment of chronic pain, disorders of the central nervous system, mycology and gastrointestinal disorders. With affiliates in 32 countries, Janssen has operations in Beerse, Belgium and Titusville, NJ.
FamilyPractice.com is designed to meet the needs of the approximately 60,000 Diplomates of the American Board of Family Practice (ABFP) and their patients.
FamilyPractice.com is an initiative of MLCI, an organization committed to serving the needs of family physicians and their patients by providing ABFP resources and leading-edge technology. MLCI is a joint venture between the ABFP and Kurzweil Technologies, Inc. (KTI).
The ABFP is the second largest medical specialty board in the United States. Founded in 1969, its goals are improving the quality of medical care, establishing high standards of excellence in family practice and medical education, and granting certificates to family physicians.