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Dementia: Hope through Research

Author: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

No book to buy Duration: 2 hours
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Course Summary

This course provides information on the symptoms, causes, and treatments of dementia.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  • What is Dementia?
  • What are the Different Kinds of Dementia?
  • Secondary Dementias
  • Dementias in Children
  • What Other Conditions Can Cause Dementia?
  • What Conditions Are Not Dementia?
  • What Causes Dementia?
  • What Are the Risk Factors for Dementia?
  • How Is Dementia Diagnosed?
  • Is There Any Treatment?
  • Can Dementia be Prevented?
  • What Kind of Care Does a Person with Dementia Need?
  • What Research Is Being Done?

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the incidence of dementia.
  • Describe the symptoms of dementia.
  • Explain conditions that can lead to dementia.
  • Describe medications used to treat dementia.


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