Overview

The 2018 Spring Symposium will teach professionals and family caregivers what they need to know about many different types of dementia and how to manage the daily challenges faced by caregivers, professionals and those who suffer from the debilitating effects of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Topics such as the proper use of medication, managing difficult behaviors and legal issues will be covered.  You can also take advantage of the opportunity to visit a variety of providers of senior care services as well as professionals from the Alzheimer’s Association, local nonprofits and experts in the field of dementia care and research.

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Speakers

Dean Hartley, PhD


Director of Science Initiatives Alzheimer's Association Chicago, Illinois
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Cathy Stump


Senior Case Manager Area Agency on Aging North Central Texas Council of Governments Arlington, Texas
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Laura Baker, PhD


Associate Professor Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine Neurology, and Social Sciences & Health Policy at Wake Forest School of Medicine Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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Karen Telschow Johnson, JD


Attorney Telschow Johnson Law PLLC Fort Worth, Texas
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Laura Golden, OTR, OTD


Occupational Therapist Transition Support Team MHMR Tarrant County Fort Worth, Texas
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Lori Varnell, JD


Assistant District Attorney Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office Fort Worth, Texas
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Mary Quiceno, MD


Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, Texas
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Accreditation

PHYSICIAN ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:
The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Alzheimer's Association - North Central Texas Chapter. The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PHYSICIAN CREDIT DESIGNATION:
The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 6 hours of AOA Category 2A CME credits.  Approval is currently pending.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm . 

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSING CREDIT DESIGNATION:
UNT Health Science Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides up to 6 contact hours.

SOCIAL WORKER:

This activity is approved for a maximum of 6 Clock Hours for Social Workers.

LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS:
University of North Texas Health Science Center is an approved provider, number 2022, by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. This activity is approved for 6 CEU credits/6 clock hours.

ACTIVITY PROFESSIONALS
Pending.

LONG TERM CARE ADMINISTRATORS
Pending.

CHAPLAIN CREDIT
Portions of this educational program may be considered by the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc (BCCi) for maintenance of certification.

Acknowledgement

This activity is jointly provided by the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Alzheimer's Association - North Central Texas Chapter.