The Dementias: Hope Through Research (1 CEU Hour)

Course Author: Bryan Glazier, PhD, LMFT, LMHC

Text: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the National Institute on Aging. The Dementias: Hope Through Research. HHS Publication No.13-2252. Rockville, MD: National Institute of Health,2013.

Agenda: Anytime Learning/Homestudy/Web-based

Learning Objectives:

Through the completion of this course, learners will gain awareness of the different types of dementia, symptoms, risks, treatment strategies, and current research:

  1. Develop an awareness of how the different types of the cognitive impairment disorder, dementia
  2. Identify potential risk factors for dementia.
  3. Explore the diagnosis process and treatment strategies.
  4. Examine the various current research programs and focus.

Course Outline:

  1. The Basics of Dementia
  2. Types of Dementia
    • Tauopathies
    • Synucleinopathies
    • Vascular Dementia and Vascualr Cognitive Impairment
    • Mixed Dementia
    • Other Conditions that Cause Dementia

3. Risk Factors for Dementia

    • Diagnosis and Treatment

4. Current Research Focuses

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