Montana State University

Psychiatric/Mental Health for Primary Care Providers - Module 6
Cognitive Disorders in the Older Adult (Recorded Webinar)

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Mar 19-Apr 02, 2013
Cost: $25.00
Instructor(s): Robert Rosenbaum, MD

Course Description:

Topics addressed in this module include an overview of cognitive disorders and the management of dementias. Specific content will include differentiating among depression, dementia, and delirium; and identifying dementia typologies, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, Lewy Body, and multi-stroke dementias. Management strategies including pharmacotherapy, monitoring poly-pharmacy, and non-pharmacologic therapies, such as redirection, planned positive affect activities, and empathic engagement will be presented. There will be some discussion of caregiving and community resources available for cognitively impaired older adults and their families.

Webinar Series Description:
This series consists of seven independent modules that are related to conditions that often present in the primary care setting. Participants may choose to enroll in any or all of the modules.

This continuing education activity was approved by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

It has also been approved by the Montana Board of Pharmacy, and the Montana Board of Social Work Examiners and Professional Counselors (SWP/MFT/LAC-0055-2013; CEAC #4928).

This module is worth 2 CEUs.

IMPORTANT: For CEU purposes, please complete the survey at the end of the webinar and print your certificate of completion. The link to the survey can be found on the final slide of the recorded webinar. Registration for this webinar is required for CEU eligibility.

Sponsored by MSU College of Nursing Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Training Grant (HRSA D09HP15006)

Meeting Place and Times:

Recorded Webinar
March 19 to May 16, 2013
Students have until Thursday, May 16, 2013 to view the webinar and complete the survey.

Webinar registration is only available from Tuesday, March 19, 2013 to Tuesday, April 2, 2013.


Robert Rosenbaum, MD.
Dr. Rosenbaum is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. He is a fellowship trained, board eligible Geriatrician and currently works as a Geriatrician at Saint Vincent’s Hospital in Billings, MT. Dr. Rosenbaum has published multiple scientific articles in peer reviewed journals and was Program Director of Internal Medicine at Michigan State University, Flint Campus.

Target Audience: Although this CE activity originally was designed for non-mental health primary care providers, service providers from other disciplines have expressed interest in these webinars. Continuing education credits are now available for pharmacists, social workers, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, and licensed addiction counselors.



Bundled option of $175 for all seven modules

Computer Requirements:

  • Internet access
  • A device and browser that pass the system check for Brightspace LE, MSU's learning management system.
  • Adobe Connect requires that you have an internet connection, a web browser, and Adobe Flash Player version 10.1 or greater to attend a web conference. Adobe Connect supports nearly any operating system including Windows, Macintosh, Linus and Solaris, as well as the most widely used browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome. It is recommended that you test your computer prior to attending a meeting.

For More Information:

For course and CEU information: Please contact Molly Badzioch at

Registration Questions: Please contact Extended University, Office of Continuing Education at or (406) 994-6683, toll free (866)540-5660.

Registration will open on March 19, 2013 by 10:00 a.m.

How to Register:

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