Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Use evidence-based guidelines to screen and evaluate patients who are symptomatic for cognitive decline for dementia.

2. Identify tools and resources available to the care team, caregivers, and patients about strategies to maintain or improve cognitive health.

3. Use evidence-based guidelines to formulate pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies to help lessen symptoms of Alzheimer’s.

4. Counsel patients and their family members on how to cope with neurologic disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease that result in the loss of cognitive functioning.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019

Ariel Cole, MD, FAAFP, CMD, Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, Assistant Director, Family Medicine Residency Florida Hospital, Orlando; Geriatric Medicine Clerkship Director, Florida State University College of Medicine Orlando Campus; Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019
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