About the Course
- Describe the spectrum of dementia syndromes.
- Recognize the clinical features of dementia.
- Discuss pharmacological and nonpharmacological approaches in the management of dementia.
- Develop a nursing plan of care for an older adult with dementia.
About the Author
Kathleen Fletcher, DNP, RN, GNP-BC, FAAN
Dr. Fletcher is the Director of the Geriatric Nurse Clinical Practice Program and Research Associate at the Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health, Newport News, Virginia. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Virginia School of Nursing, Charlottesville, Virginia.
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