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Memory Loss & Forgetfulness

Identifies the memory changes that take place in normal aging. Discusses how mild cognitive impairment (MCI) differs from memory loss in normal aging and from dementia. Describes the cognitive and personality changes that take place in Alzheimer’s disease. Identifies cognitive and personality changes that occur in a range of non-Alzheimer’s disease dementias.
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Hour 1

  1. Introduction
  2. Memory & Healthy Aging
    1. Aging & Short-Term Memory
    2. Aging & Long-Term Memory
    3. Improving Memory Function with Age
  3. Mild Cognitive Impairment
    1. Diagnosing Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
    2. Risk Factors for Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
    3. Causes of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Hour 2

  1. Progression to Dementia
    1. Treatment
    2. Prevention
  2. Dementia
    1. Defining Dementia
    2. Statistics
    3. Diagnosing and Dementia
    4. Alzheimer’s Disease

Hour 3

  1. The Course of Alzheimer’s Disease
  2. Multi-Infarct Dementia
  3. Dementia with Lewy Bodies
  4. Frontotemporal Dementia
  5. Conclusion
  6. Post-Examination

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the memory changes that take place in normal aging.
  2. Discuss how mild cognitive impairment (MCI) differs from memory loss in normal aging and from dementia.
  3. Describe the cognitive and personality changes that take place in Alzheimer’s disease.
  4. Identify cognitive and personality changes that occur in a range of non-Alzheimer’s disease dementias.
Products specifications
Instructor B. Sternberg, Ph.D.
Contact Hours: 3
# of Pages 55
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