Learning Objectives, Topics in Geriatric Psychiatry, TCPR, March 2015

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After reading these articles, you should be able to:

  1. Describe the use of Namzaric, the newest drug for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, along with the effectiveness of older medications.
  2. Explain how to assess and work with patients with cognitive impairment and dementia.
  3. Detail the evidence that benzodiazepines may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
  4. Summarize some of the current findings in the literature regarding psychiatric treatment.