Des Moines University
5th Annual Geriatric Behavioral Health Conference This is a past event.

5th Annual Geriatric Behavioral Health Conference

Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 8:00am to 12:00pm

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In partnership between Des Moines University, Broadlawns Medical Center, and Iowa Veterans Home, you're invited to attend the 5th Annual Geriatric Behavioral Health Conference scheduled for November 12-13, 2021. Learn from national experts about geriatric dementia and other mental health disorders that occur in older adults. All interested healthcare professionals are invited to attend. Continuing education credit will be available.


  • Addictions in the Geriatric Population
  • Anxiety in the Geriatric Patient
  • Case Presentations
  • ECT in Geriatric Patients
  • Functional Neurological Disorder
  • Geriatric Psychiatry: Embracing the Challenge
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on the Mental Health of Seniors
  • Meditation and the Brain
  • Neurologic Side Effects of Psychoactive Drugs in Geriatrics
  • The Neuropsychiatry of Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia with Lewy Bodies
  • Non-Pharmacologic Interventions for Behavioral
  • Difficulties in the Nursing Home
  • Stress and the Professional Caregiver

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