Alzheimers Disease Diagnosis and Management

Return to all Geriatric Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Perform a differential diagnosis for dementia to rule out reversible causes.
2. Use evidence-based recommendations to formulate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies to help lessen symptoms of Alzheimer’s.
3. Implement primary and secondary prevention strategies for patients with and at risk for Alzheimer’s Disease.
4. Counsel patients and their family members on strategies for coping with neurologic disorders that result in the loss of cognitive functioning, such as Alzheimer’s disease. 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/19/2021
Parent activity set: 

Janice E. Knoefel, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/19/2021
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