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11/20/2020 – 7/1/2022

Course Overview:

The principal features of subcortical dementia include bradyphrenia, impairment of executive function, recall abnormalities, visuospatial disturbances, depression, and apathy. The syndrome contrasts with dementia of the Alzheimer type in which cortical involvement produces aphasia, combined recall and recognition deficits, and indifference. This course is designed to help practitioners understand risk factors associated Alzheimer disease in those over the age of 60, define atypical dementia and posterior cortical atrophy.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the educational activity participant will be able to:

  • Explain visuospatial symptoms of dementia
  • Identify the clinical aspects of atypical dementia
  • Review cases of visuospatial dysfunction in dementia