Loving Dementia Care: Learn the Skills You Need to Succeed

An opportunity to learn and share the challenges and rewards of caring for people with dementia

This workshop is intended for nursing and allied professionals working in healthcare and community settings caring for people with dementia.

Workshop topics include:

  • Overview of dementia
  • Cognitive and behavioral symptoms
  • Case studies
  • Strategies and resources
  • Family caregiver panel

Nurses who want CEs can register at www.ucsfnursing.org/education/continuing-education-courses (non-UCSF nurses will be charged $50). This training is provider-approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing Provider #CEP 12980 for 3.5 CEs.

Licensed social workers and therapists who want CEs can register at www.naswca.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1315478 (non-NASW members will be charged $5). This training is provider-approved for 3.5 hours of continuing credits for LCSWs and LMFTs by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, CA State Board of Behavioral Sciences Approved Provider PCE 44.

Allied professionals who do not need continuing education credits may register for free by clicking on the "I'm interested" button to the right.

Please register by Feb. 17. A certificate of completion is available for all registered attendees.



7:45 – 8:15 Sign-in, free coffee and bagels

8:15 – 8:20 Announcements, Sarah Dulaney, RN, MS, GCNS-BC

8:25 – 9:15 Heartbeat of Dementia, Serggio Lanata, MD, MS

9:20 – 9:40 Embracing Cognitive Evaluation, Jennifer Merrilees, RN, PhD and Alejandra Sanchez-Lopez, MD

9:45 – 10:45 Getting to the Heart of Behaviors, Julio Rojas, MD, PhD

10:45 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 11:25 Longitudinal Case of Compassionate Caregiving, Nhat Bui, RN, MSN, AGNP-C

11:30 – 12:25 Family Caregiver Panel, Sarah Dulaney, RN, MS, GCNS-BC

12:25 – 12:30 Evaluations

Wednesday, February 19 at 8:15am to 12:30pm

Genentech Hall, Byers Auditorium
600 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

Event Type

Class/Info Session


School of Medicine, School of Nursing


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff, Local Community, Alumni


Mission Bay


care, dementia, sfcommunity




Free for no CEs, NASW members and UCSF nurses. $5 for non-NASW members who want CEs. $50 for non-UCSF nurses who want CEs.

Memory and Aging Center


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