Friday, February 27 at 1:00 PM CST
The presentation will provide a brief overview of research studies examining the use of potentially inappropriate medications in patients with dementia, with emphasis on the use of anticholinergic medications. A review of published literature a presentation of original research using administrative data will be presented.
Dr. Lisa Willoughby, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Research Methodology at Saint Louis University. She has a bachelor degree in psychology from the University of California at Irvine; a masters degree in psychology from Humboldt State University; and a doctoral degree in Experimental Psychology from Saint Louis University. She completed postdoctoral training at the Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research in the Geriatric Psychiatry Research program. Her research interests are in the area of geriatrics and include investigations into the use of potentially inappropriate medications in older adults, age-related changes in memory, and interdisciplinary health care research.
Continuing Professional Education:
For $10 we offer the following accreditation which can be purchased during the Web Conference: The University of Missouri-Columbia Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH) will be responsible for this program and maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. The Missouri Institute of Mental Health will award 1 clock hour or 1.2 contact hours (.1 CEU) for this activity.MIMH credit will fulfill Clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the State of Missouri. Attendees with licensure from other states are responsible for seeking appropriate continuing education credit, from their respective boards for completing this program.