The Geriatric Lecture Series is presented online as a series of monthly lectures. Each lecture can be viewed for one month and is accessible exclusively during the month it is scheduled. This series is sponsored by the Iowa Geriatric Education Center and the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.

The following schedule is subject to change.

Date
Topic
Presenter
April Advance Directives in the Context of Decline Mercedes Bern-Klug, PhD, MSW
May Assessment of Decisional Capacity, Guardianship, and Surrogate Decision Making

Kathleen Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN

Josephine Gittler, JD

June Discussing Goals of Care and Medical Decision Making with Families of Patients with Impaired Decisional Capacity Gabriela Cherascu, MD
July Cancer Screening, Detection and Management in Patients with Dementia Susan Slycord, DO
August Oral Health Care in Older Adults at the End of Life Xi Chen, DDS, PhD
September Discontinuation of Medications in Dementia John Swegle, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
October Diagnosis and Management of Pain in Patients with Dementia Keela Herr, PhD, RN, FAAN, AGSF
November Treatment Decisions in Patients with Advanced Dementia Paul Mulhausen, MD
December Dementia in the Context of Serious and Persistent Mental Illness Kari Malwitz, MD