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Evaluation and Management of Dementia

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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OPSO - Oregon
Howard Graitzer
54 Minutes
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First presented as part of the annual conference in August 2023, OPSO is pleased to offer this presentation as an on-demand CME seminar. 

In this presentation, Dr. Graitzer will:

  • Review DSM V nomenclature for dementia
  • Differential diagnosis for dementia
  • Management issues in dementia, especially non-drug and preventive measures, PCP to become lead in management

Dr. Graitzer has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose

The Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy:
All grievances may be directed to OPSO Executive Director at All grievances will receive an initial response within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



Howard Graitzer Related Seminars and Products

Dr. Graitzer had a solo geriatric practice in Portland, Oregon  for the past 20 years and most recently began as an independent contractor for the Kaiser Permanente Geriatric and Long Term Care Division.  He has served as a multi-facility medical director for 28 years. 

During his academic career he was Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center,  Ft. Worth, TX for nearly 15 years. Dr. Graitzer was appointed Clinical Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Program at the Oregon Health Sciences University and at Western University.  Dr. Graitzer serves as preceptor for osteopathic medical students, family practice and internal medicine residents, physician assistant- students and geriatric fellows.     

Dr. Graitzer has co-authored a chapter for a geriatric nursing textbook called “Medications in the Elderly.”  He has also served as co-principal investigator for a phase III clinical trial on a new pain delivery system. He also received the 2003 Women’s Health and Wellness Award from the AOA.


Dr Graitzer was recognized in the January 2006 edition of Portland Monthly as one of the top 330 doctors in Portland.