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17th Philippine Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders – Dementia Society of the Philippines Annual Convention

The Dementia Society of the Philippines will have its 17th Philippine Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Annual Convention with the theme: INTEGRATIVE DEMENTIA CARE: UNITY IN DIVERSITY at SUMMIT GALLERIA Cebu City this coming October 17 to 18, 2019.

17TH PHILIPPINE CONFERENCE ON ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS

DEMENTIA SOCIETY OF THE PHILIPPINES

ANNUAL CONVENTION


REGISTRATION DETAILS:

DEADLINE FOR EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO
September 29, 2019!
REGISTER NOW!

Early Bird Registration (On or Before September 29, 2019)
MEDICAL DOCTORS – Php2,000.00
ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS & STUDENTS – Php1,800.00
Regular/ On-site Registration (After September 29, 2019)
MEDICAL DOCTORS – Php2,500.00
ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS & STUDENTS – Php2,200.00
To register CLICK HERE!

Scientific Program

Day 1: October 17, 2019 (Thursday)

Time
Title
Speaker
7:30 AM onwards Registration
8:45 – 9:00 AM  

Ribbon Cutting and Opening Ceremonies

 

MOC: Dr. Limuel Abrogena
9:00 – 9:30 AM  

Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

 

Dr. Alvin Cenina
9:30-10:00 AM  

Vascular Dementia: When Lifestyle Choices Affect the Brain

 

Dr. Donnabelle Chu
10:00 -10:30 AM  

Cortical Microinfarcts: Detection, Risk Factors, and Functional Consequences

 

Dr. Christopher Chen
10:30 – 10:40 AM BREAK  
10:40 – 11:00 AM  

Prevalence of Mild Cognitive Impairment in the Filipino Elderly and the Effect of Dance on Cognition

 

Dr. Jacqueline Dominguez
11:00 – 12:00 NN  

Palliative Care In Dementia: Panel Discussion

Moderator: Dr. Jardine Sta Ana

 

Dr. Cecilia Tan
Dr. Francis Cabatingan
Atty Patricia Syson, MD
12:00 – 1:30 PM  

Lunch Symposium: Treatment Effects of EGB761 in Dementia and BPSD: A Review of Clinical Evidence

 

Dr. Christopher Chen
1:30 – 5:30 PM Parallel Sessions
Note: Pre-registration is needed due to limited slots in all workshops Workshop I: Administration and Scoring of Neuropsychological Tests in Dementia  

Primitivo Mactal, PhD, RPsy
Cely Magpantay, PhD, RPsy
Luis Angelo R.Villaroel, MA, RPm
Lordy Angelo Santos, MA, RPm, RPsy, CDR
Richthofen De Jesus, MA, RPm, RPsy, CDR
Jennifer Rose Soriano, PhD, RPsy

 

 

Workshop II: Nursing Care in Dementia

 

Lydia Manahan, PhD, RN
Precy Cruz, MAN, RN
 

Workshop III: Bedside Screening Tools, Neuroimaging for Doctors

 

Dr. Justine Yu
Dr. Paula Siongco
Dr. Maurice Sanosa
Dr. Anne Cristine Guevarra
Workshop IV: Rehabilitation in Dementia  

Marvin Louie Ignacio, PTRP
Carla Cuadro MRS-SP, CSP-PASP
Ma. Solinda Bautista MAM-MT
Kristel Faye Roderos, OTRP Janel
Alexis  O. Herrera, BS-SLP, CSP-PASP

 

 

Day 2: October 18, 2019 (Friday)

Time
Title
Speaker
7:00 AM Onwards Registration
9:00 – 9:45 AM  

Mental Health Act: IRR

 

  Dr. Edgardo Tolentino
9:45 – 10:20 AM  

DOH Algorithm in the Treatment of Dementias and Quality of Life in Dementia: Conceptual and Practical Issues

 

Dr. Venus Serra-Arain
10:20 – 10:35 AM BREAK  
10:35 – 11:10 AM  

Legal Issues in Dementia

 

Atty. Patricia Syson, MD
11:10 – 11:40 AM  

The Biology of Amyloid and Its Use in Personalized Diagnosis and Medicine of Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Seong An
11:40 – 1:10 PM Medichem Symposium
1:10 – 1:40 PM  

Gutom o Pagkatagbaw: Feeding and Swallowing Issues in Dementia

 

Carla Cuadro MRS-SP, CSP-PASP
1:40 – 2:10 PM  

Music Therapy in Dementia

 

Ma. Solinda Bautista, MAM-MT
2:10 – 2:40 PM  

Movement Matters: Importance of Physical Activity and Exercise in Dementia

 

 Marvin Ignacio, PTRP
2:40 – 3:00 PM BREAK
3:00 – 3:45 PM  

Psychological Interventions in Dementia

 

Lordy Angelo Santos, MA, RPm, RPsy, CDR
Richthofen De Jesus, MA, RPm, RPsy, CDR
Jennifer Rose Soriano, PhD, RPsy
3:45 – 4:15 PM Dignity in Doing  

Kristel Faye Roderos, OTRP

 

4:15 – 4:45 PM Caring for the Silent Victims  

Precy Cruz, RN

 

4:45 PM Closing Ceremonies

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On June 5, 2002 the Dementia Study Group was formed with the objective of conducting monthly scientific meetings on issues concerning cognitive impairment and dementia.