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Course Details

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Guidelines for Assessment and Differential Diagnosis


Dementia: Guidelines for Assessment and Differential Diagnosis

Dr. Singer's presentation provides an overview of Maine's State Plan for Dementia and the American Geriatric Society's Guide to Dementia Evaluation and Management. Dr. Singer also reviews general clinical aspects of dementia diagnostic assessment and treatment and provides examples of a range of cognitive diagnostic tools. Tools for differentiating dementia screening from depression and delirium are also reviewed.

This webinar is developed from Dr. Singer’s live presentation of this topic at the "Preparing for the Future: Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias" conference held on June 15, 2013 in Bar Harbor, Maine.

This program is not accredited.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify four recommendations from the "The State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias in Maine."
  • Recall the diagnostic and treatment recommendations for patients at early, middle and late stages of dementia.
  • List three resources to support and guide clinicians caring for people with Alzheimer's Disease.
Target Audience

This program is intended for: Physicians (DOs and MDs), Physician Assistants.

Educational Support

Funding for this training is provided by the University of New England Maine Geriatric Education Center which is funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) UB4HP19207.

CME Information

This program is not accredited.