Saturday, July 24, 2004: 1:15 PM-2:45 PM

Shaping the Future of Dementia Care

Learning Objective #1: Discuss the current status and future directions of empirical knowledge related to nursing practice and health policy for people with dementia
Learning Objective #2: Integrate an understanding of research and practice-based imperatives for dementia care, and knowledge gained from current research with people with dementia
The purposes of this symposium are twofold: 1) to identify the substantive priorities and methodological challenges associated with the development of the science of dementia care, and 2) to provide examples of cutting edge research focused on challenging issues in behavioral research with persons with dementia.
Organizer:Elizabeth R. Beattie, RN, PhD
 The Scientific Base for Dementia Care: Priorities, Challenges and Strategies
Donna L. Algase, RN, PhD, FAAN, FGSA, Elizabeth R. Beattie, RN, PhD
 A New Concept in Dementia: Becoming Lost in the Community and Its Deadly Consequences
Meredeth A. Rowe, RN, PhD
 Measuring Passive Behaviors in Nursing Home Residents with Dementia
Kathleen B. Colling, RN, PhD, Ann Whall, RN, PhD, FAAN, Hyojeong Kim, MSN, PhD
 Physical and Affective Pain in People with Late-Stage Dementia
Christine Kovach, PhD
 Expert Nurses Knowledge of Effective Care for Problem Behavior in Dementia: Extraction and Analysis of Themes from Exemplar Case Studies
Ann Whall, RN, PhD, FAAN, Kader Parahoo, PhD, RN

15th International Nursing Research Congress
Sigma Theta Tau International
July 22-24, 2004