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Digital Seminar

Module 5: Challenging Geriatric Behaviors


Speaker:
Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Dec 06, 2017
Product Code:
POS073670_M5
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Credits


* Credit Note - ***CE Details Can Be Found Under the First Module


Speaker

Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS's Profile

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Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS, is a board-certified Physician Assistant specializing in Geriatric Internal Medicine. He practices medicine in the greater Minneapolis area. In addition to his private practice, he has been on the faculty at the University of Utah since 1994 and has been involved in medicine for over 30 years.

Steven is the co-founder of Twin Cities Physicians, which serves older adults at nearly all levels of their care. He has presented nationally for over 15 years, primarily speaking about geriatric-related syndromes.

Steven is the author of Geriatric Pharmacology: The Principals of Practice & Clinical Recommendations, Second Edition, and also sits on several boards whose purpose is to elevate the level of care in medicine for the patients they serve. Steven has been described as a “dynamic” educator and one of the most engaging presenters around.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Steven Atkinson is the founder and co-owner of Twin Cities Physicians and Midwest Geriatrics Services, and he is the owner of Mindful Geriatrics, LLC. He provides legal counseling services to medical professionals and receives compensation. Mr. Atkinson receives a fee for course development from Executive Links. He is adjunct faculty at the University of Utah. Mr. Atkinson receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He owns stocks/shares in Moderna, Inc and was a previous stock/shares owner in Lilly. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Steven Atkinson is a member of the board for MDMA. He is a member of AMDA/PALTC, GMPA, and others. For a complete list, please contact info@pesi.com.


Objectives

  1. Develop strategies to manage difficult behaviors in seniors who have an altered perception of reality.
  2. Differentiate between appropriate and inappropriate sexual behaviors in individuals with dementia.
  3. Distinguish between normal sleeping patterns and bedtime issues which could lead to increased health problems.
  4. Analyze the physical and psychological changes that affect an elder’s desire and ability to eat including the changes in nutritional requirements.
  5. Apply current research findings to prevent and slow progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
  6. Determine environmental and behavioral triggers of agitation.
  7. Develop strategies to minimize or redirect wandering behavior.

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Comments

Andrea B

"Mr. Atkinson is by far one of the best speakers that I have heard."

DAVID R

"Best seminar ever!! "

Julie P

"This really was the best course I've taken all year! Very helpful professionally & personally!"

Dianna A

"parts were not able to be heard and slides would not advance with video"

Christina G

"Over all Good presentation. Happy that the course was on sale. I did had difficulty with registering, logging in, billing, and downloading presentation through my Mac. Yet I was able to call the PESI, and they were able to fix these issues. They patiently talked me through downloading the programs. I just want to say "THANK YOU!""

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