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Program & invited speakers

FRIDAY, 23rd May

Time Lecture Speaker
09:00 Opening ceremony  
  Dementia from different points of view  
09:10 Dementia and its impact Charles Scerri, MD (MT)
09:40 Diagnosis of Alzheimer´s disease, differential diagnosis Assoc. Prof. Robert Rusina, MD (CZ)
10:10 Alzheimer´s disease – therapeutic possibilities Prof. Jakub Hort, MD (CZ)
10:40 Needs of persons with dementia – geriatric point of view Assoc. Prof. Iva Holmerová (CZ)
11:10 Coffee break  
11:40 A University partnership with Alzheimer Scotland: Advancing Dementia Practice, Research and Policy Prof. Debbie Tolson, MD (UK)
12:10 Support after diagnosis: providing good dementia care from the beginning – the Scottish experience Kate Fearnley (UK)
12:40 Panel Discussion: The importance of coordination (Alzheimer Plan) and case management. Interprofessional collabortion Charles Scerri, Debbie Tolson, Kate Fearnley and others
13:00 Lunch  
  Dementia Management : Similarities and Differences Panel Discussion on Case Studies  
14:00 Case Study 1 – First signs of dementia, diagnosis, disclosure of diagnosis, support  
14:20 Case study 2 – Behavioral and psychological symptoms, psychosocial interventions  
14:40 Coffee break  
15:10 Patient with dementia and emergency Janos Radnai, MD (HU)
15:40 Patient with dementia in hospital – case studies Marzena Dubiel, MD (PL)
16:10 Patient with dementia and community care Arthur Migo, MD (PL)
16:40 Long-term care and palliative care for persons with dementia Ladislav Kabelka, MD (CZ)
17:10 Closing of 1st day  

SATURDAY, 24th May

Time Lecture Speaker
  Advanced dementia, symptom management, pain, long-term and palliative care  
09:00 Pain management in long-term care settings Irena Závadová, MD (CZ)
09:30 Case Study 3 – Pain and BPSD, Panel Discussion: Advanced dementia, symptom management Hana Vaňková, MD (CZ)
10:00 Panel Discussion:Advanced dementia, symptom management Irena Závadová (CZ), K. Wiecorzowska-Tobis (PL)
10:30 Coffee break  
11:00 Dementia – integrative role of geriatric medicine. Long-term care and palliative care Prof. K. Wiecorzowska-Tobis, MD (PL)
11:30 Certification „Vážka“ of the Czech Alzheimer Society Assoc. Prof. Iva Holmerová, MD (CZ)
12:00 Quality and dignity of care – important “details” (dining) Dana Hradcová, MD (CZ)
12:30 Final discussion, conclusions K. Wiecorzowska-Tobis, M.Dubiel, D. Hradcová and others
13:00 Lunch  

Working languages

The meeting will be conducted in English.

There is a pending application for CME points at the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).