Staten Island, NY

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Date(s) - July 14,2019
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location
Staten Island Hampton Inn

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Dr. Bradley Williams, Pharm D.

University of Southern California

Dr. Bradley Williams is a Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Clinical Gerontology the University of Southern California. He is a board certified geriatric pharmacist. His responsibilities include monitoring drug therapy and medication therapy management in older adults. In addition to teaching students, he also works with family medicine residents and medical students. He was the 2003 recipient of the George F. Archambault Award for sustained contributions to senior care pharmacy presented by the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. He is a founding member of the Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy and serves on the Board of Directors for the ASCP. He is a member of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Council for the Alzheimer’s Association California Southland chapter. Dr. Williams is an editor and chapter author for Applied Therapeutics: The Clinical Use of Drugs.

NEURODEGENERATIVE DISORDERS IN THE ELDERLY

ACPE# TBA

Objectives:

  1.  Describe the clinical features and pathophysiology of Parkinson disease, essential tremor, and dementia disorders.
  2.  Compare and contrast drug therapies used in the treatment of Parkinson disease and essential tremor.
  3.  Identify targets for medications in development for management of Alzheimer disease and other dementias.
  4.  Discuss the risks and benefits of agents used to treat and prevent strokes in the elderly.
  5.  Develop a therapeutic strategy for the treatment of peripheral neuropathy in older adults.

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5 credits plus breakfast

$125.00

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