Oct 21

Advancing Dementia Care in the Emergency Department

Thursday, October 21, 2021
12:00–1:00 PM EST

A free, educational event from Knight ADRC.

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GEDC Faculty Presentation

Hosted by Knight ADRC

On Thursday, October 21 @ 12:00-1:00 PM, Knight ADRC (Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center) at Washinton University, St. Louis is hosting a talk by Dr. Chris Carpenter on advancing dementia care in the emergency department as part of their 3rd Thursday programming.

Join for free via Zoom to hear from Dr. Christopher Carpenter about efforts to make emergency departments responsive and sensitive to the needs of older adults and those affected by dementia.

Expert Faculty

Chris Carpenter


Dr. Chris Carpenter is dual-board certified in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine and is Professor in Emergency Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. His funded research interests include diagnostics, dementia, falls prevention, and implementation science. He is on the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Board of Directors as well as the American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policy Committee. He is also Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Academic Emergency Medicine, Associate Editor of both Annals of Internal Medicine’s ACP Journal Club and the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. He co-led the collaboration to develop the American College of Emergency Physician/American Geriatrics Society Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines As well as the International Standards for Reporting of Implementation Research (StaRI) reporting guidelines. He is also faculty for Emergency Medical Abstracts and Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine courses, as well as a contributor to Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine and Sketchy EBM.

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