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Medical Ethics in Dementia Care

in the Era of COVID-19

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Online Class


Presented by

Dr. Robert Keyes

Co-Director of The Christ Hospital

Health & Aging Center

In our time together, we will look at clinical cases addressing:

  • What are the basic ethical and legal principles relevant to dementia care?

  • How do we preserve the rights of patients with dementia?

  • What are the key issues in completing advance directives?

  • How has the COVID-19 pandemic complicated decision-making in caring for patients with dementia?


Who Should Attend:

This guide to Alzheimer's care is designed for CEU/CME credit for Social Workers & Nurses.


*Social Workers: Program approval for one continuing education credit from the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapy Board for this program has been granted for social workers (RSX039110) through The Christ Hospital Social Work Department and fulfills one CEU of training.


*Nurses: RNs can use the hours awarded by the State Medical Board to satisfy the CE requirement in the State of Ohio.

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Please note:

  • In order to receive the 1hr credit for this class, you must register, attend the class for the entire session and fill out the post-class evaluation.  Certificates will be sent electronically.

  • Join the class from 11:45am-11:55am to check-in.  The program will begin promptly at noon, at which time we will not be able to accommodate late entry.

  • Please use the same email address as you provided at registration for all correspondence for this class.

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Dr. Keyes is co-director of The Christ Hospital Health & Aging Center. He is board-certified in both internal medicine and geriatrics. He is passionate about helping elderly patients cope with age-related health conditions.

He received his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering, doctorate in biochemistry, and medical degree from the University of Cincinnati. He then completed his internal medicine residency at The Christ Hospital and a joint geriatric fellowship program at The Christ Hospital and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

"The Center for Health and Aging relies on a model of care that takes a proactive approach to disease management of the older adult," explains Dr. Keyes. "By anticipating complications that might arise in the early course of a disease, we hope to avoid hospitalization or placement in a nursing home."


Co-Director of The Christ Hospital Health & Aging Center

Dr. Robert Keyes

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