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End of Life Issues for Dementia Caregivers: Planning and Managing- Webinar

Family Caregiver Alliance

Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (PST)

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This webinar is designed to provide caregivers and clinicians information about advance care planning in the context of a dementia diagnosis. Participants will gain knowledge and understanding about common challenges faced regarding end of life issues and dementia. CEU's are available through the Board of Behavioral Sciences.


The presenter on this topic will be Leslie Kernisan, MD MPH. She is a practicing geriatrician with a special interest in educating and supporting family caregivers. She has a small consultative practice in San Francisco, which allows her to make housecalls and work closely with elders and families.

 

From 2008-2013 Dr. Kernisan was a senior medical editor at Caring.com, a leading website for family caregivers. For this website, she wrote a blog for caregivers as well as countless articles on health problems that are common in the elderly.

 

Dr. Kernisan currently blogs for family caregivers on her own site, drkernisan.net. She also blogs about geriatrics and technology, and is working on a variety of projects related to teaching geriatrics to caregivers, and improving primary care for older adults.

 

Dr. Kernisan has studied public health, quality improvement, and healthcare leadership. Her scholarly research was published in JAMA and the Journal for Medical Internet Research. She completed residency, clinical fellowship, and research fellowship at UCSF, and is currently a Clinical Instructor in the Division of Geriatrics at UCSF. She is board-certified in geriatrics and in internal medicine.


 

Have questions about End of Life Issues for Dementia Caregivers: Planning and Managing- Webinar? Contact Family Caregiver Alliance

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Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (PST)


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