CPD: Treatment for Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Robert Madan, MD, FRCPC, is currently the Acting Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Executive Medical Director for the Centre for Mental Health and the Medical Program Director for the Psychiatric Day Hospital at Baycrest.


This evidence-based learning program has been developed for primary care physicians, educators, and other health professionals who care for the elderly patients.

  • This program runs in a sequence, and is accompanied by informative illustrations, and animations. To advance you must complete the quizzes.
  • Best viewed with accompanying voice-over narration.
  • You may pause, rewind, or fast-forward at any point.
  • Slides with links to figures or tables will pause automatically to allow the user time to view the additional material.

  By the end of the session, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the problems with pharmacological treatment of behavioral symptoms of dementia;
  • Describe a non-pharmacological approach to treating behavioral symptoms of dementia.

  This interactive online program meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada. Members of College of Family Physicians of Canada may claim MAINPRO-M2 Credits for this unaccredited educational program.

  Views and opinions in this program are of the faculty and not necessarily endorsed by, or reflective of, those of the publisher or editors of Health Plexus.