Rational Medication Use in Dementia

Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH

Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
School of Medicine
University of Washington

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe goals of medication use in dementia.
  • Recognize the challenges in stopping medications in individuals with dementia.
  • Participate in team-based approaches to rationale prescribing in cognitive impairment.

[From the Spring 2017 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series, with funding from the Alzheimer’s Supplement to the NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]