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International Lewy Body Dementia Conference

  • Ceasar's Palace 3570 South Las Vegas Boulevard Las Vegas, NV, 89109 United States (map)

This conference is a forum for research scientists, clinicians, and other health care professionals to share the latest information from each of their disciplines. In addition to highlighting the progress made in the various areas of research, this conference will provide an opportunity for patients and caregivers to be exposed to new knowledge and to interact with researchers, clinicians and other patients and caregivers.

Target Audience

Health Care Professionals: Family Practice, Internal Medicine and Subspecialties, Neurology, Pathology, Psychology/Psychiatry, Allied Health Professional/Social Worker, CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist), Corporate Counselor, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, PhD, Physician Assistant, Professor, Researcher, Resident/Fellow, Scientist, Student.

Corporate Professionals: Medical Investigator, Medical Science Liaison, and other related corporate positions.

Patients and Caregivers: Individuals and family members of those who have been diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia.

Learning Objectives

  • List the core clinical features of LBD

  • Identify the key findings of LBD based on neuropsychological assessment and neuroimaging studies

  • Identify the differences between LBD and other forms of dementia and discuss the clinical and pathological overlap between these disorders

  • Explain drug and non-drug options for managing patients with LBD

  • Articulate what resources or information may be the most critical for patients and families dealing with LBD