Innovations in Treating Psychosis and Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia in Long Term Care Settings

GME will offer Innovations in Treating Psychosis and Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia in Long Term Care Settings as a live, virtual symposia at the annual AMDA/PALTC Conference. This CME/CE certified interactive online program is designed to provide the care team with the resources and practical guidance they need to apply the most recent data, guidelines, and expert recommendations for the personalized treatment of their patients with behavioral disturbances in dementia.

To Register:


  • Differential Diagnosis in the Psychotic Patient with Dementia - Faculty: Pierre Tariot MD
  • Innovations in Managing Psychosis and Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia - Faculty: Anton Porsteinsson MD


Anton Porsteinsson, MD

William B. and Sheila Konar Professor of Psychiatry
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Alzheimer’s Disease Care, Research and Education Program (AD-CARE)
University of Rochester Medical Center
Monroe Community Hospital
Rochester, New York

Pierre N. Tariot, MD

Director, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute
Research Professor of Psychiatry
University of Arizona College of Medicine

Goal Statement
The goal of this activity is to improve the knowledge, competence, and performance of learners to assess diagnostic considerations and new and emerging therapies for the treatment of psychiatric illnesses.

Target Audience 
This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and psychologists engaged in the care of patients with psychiatric disorders.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the prevalence of psychosis and behavioral disturbances in long term care patients with dementia
  • Describe the differential diagnosis of psychosis in dementia patients
  • Be familiar with the evidence-based treatments for psychosis and behavioral disturbances in the dementia patient


Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation 

CCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hour.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

CCO designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. UAN: JA4008176-0000-21-035-L01-P.

Type of Activity: Knowledge

Upon successfully completing the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.

Physician Assistant Continuing Medical Education

Clinical Care Options, LLC has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. PAs should only claim commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Social Work Continuing Education

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CCO maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credit.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any relevant conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.