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98452 - Forgetfulness, stress or mild dementia? Cognitive assessment of older patients

  • : Online

 

This free online module includes an original peer-reviewed article on disorders of cognitive assessment in the elderly and disorders such as dementia and mild cognitive impairment. Immediate feedback is given as questions are answered and additional specialist expert guidance is provided.

Relevance to General Practice

- Cognitive concerns are common among older people and have many causes, including the normal changes of ageing 
- All older patients presenting with forgetfulness may benefit from neuroprotective advice 
- The prevalence of mild cognitive impairment in adults aged 65 years and older is 10 to 20% 
- There are tools available to GPs to aid in the cognitive assessment of patients

Learning outcomes
  • Recognise possible causes of memory problems
  • Assess patients presenting with possible cognitive decline
  • Advise patients on health and lifestyle measures to prevent or delay cognitive decline
  • Recommend strategies to help patients with memory deficits and their carers
  • Delivery
    Title
    98452 - Forgetfulness, stress or mild dementia? Cognitive assessment of older patients
    Location
    Duration
    1.5 hours
    Start Date
    01-May-2017
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD Points
    1.5 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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