Geriatric Mental Health Education Series

Event Details:

Serious Mental Illness and Dementia

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand the cognitive changes that can be associated with serious mental illness in older adults.
  2. Review the relationships between SMI and dementia.
  3. Discuss some considerations related to SMI and dementia in long-term care settings. NOTE: 25% of the session is to be devoted to audience participation