End of Life Care for Dementia Patients

Friday, June 25, 2010 - 8:30am
  • Identify barriers to adequate symptom management in dementia patients
  • Understand that dementia is a terminal illness.
  • Understand admission criteria for hospice specific to dementia patients
  • Understand characteristic problems associated with advanced dementia patients.
  • Identify Hospice goals for dementia patients.
  • Understand interventions that are helpful in the end of life care of dementia patients
  • Identify alternative pain assessment tools in the dementia patient.