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iCNS: Cognitive Outcomes of Anti-LGI1 Encephalitis, Specifically compared to Amnestic MCI and TLE Patients

This course provides a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and limitations associated with a vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.

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iCNS: Hippocampal Network Activity and Neurodegenerative Disorders

This course provides a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and limitations associated with a vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.

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iCNS: Cognitive and Clinical Characteristics of Limbic Predominant Age-related TDP-43 Encephalopathy

This course provides a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and limitations associated with a vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.

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ICNS: AT(N) Biomarkers for MCI and Alzheimer’s Disease among Mexican Americans: The HABS-HD Study

This course provides a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and limitations associated with a vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.

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iCNS: Mesial Temporal Alzheimer Disease

This course provides a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and limitations associated with a vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.

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Advace Care Planning: Making Healthcare Decisions

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Exercise and Recreation Strategies for Patients Living with Dementia

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Healthy Brains

This course reviews the problem behind Alzheimer disease and other types of dementia. Discussion covers the history of scientific approaches that have failed, the pros and cons of these scientific approaches as well odds ratios for developing Alzheimer dementia. This course reviews the effects of loneliness, isolation and neglect while emphasizing the principle of resiliency and reducing the risk factors for developing cognitive impairment.

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Cognitive Reserve: Volumetric and cognitive differences in aMCI and naMCI

This course provides a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and limitations associated with a vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.

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Dementia and Brain Health

This course is designed to provide an overview of various types of dementia, its impact on activities of daily living, the normal cognitive aging process, possible causes and risk factors of dementia and preventative strategies. This course has been approved by the Nevada Certification Board for 1.0 CE units for Community Health Workers I and II.

Real World Evidence and Comparative Effectiveness Studies in Multiple Sclerosis

This course provides a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and limitations associated with a vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.

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The COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Patients and Caregivers

This course provides a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and limitations associated with a vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.

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What can we learn from clinical heterogeneity in Alzheimer’s disease

This course provides a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and limitations associated with a vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.

Free

What we know about Lifestyle and Cognition

This course provides a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and limitations associated with a vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.

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Resources to Look for in a Dementia Friendly Community

Course Overview:
This course is designed to provide an understanding of uncertainty in various forms such as coping, family function and emotional health. This course will prepare caregivers for what to expect in the future and how uncertainty applies to neurodegenerative diseases. We will cover the negative impacts of uncertainty and strategies to manage uncertainty.

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CHW CE e-Learning Activity

This course is designed to provide an overview of various types of dementia, its impact on activities of daily living, the normal cognitive aging process, possible causes and risk factors of dementia and preventative strategies. This course has been approved by the Nevada Certification Board for 1.0 CE units for Community Health Workers I and II.

Free

Coping with Uncertainty in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Course Overview:
This course is designed to provide an understanding of uncertainty in various forms such as coping, family function and emotional health. This course will prepare caregivers for what to expect in the future and how uncertainty applies to neurodegenerative diseases. We will cover the negative impacts of uncertainty and strategies to manage uncertainty.

Free

How Exercise Modifies Cerebral Circuitry

Course Overview:
Various disorders and factors contribute to the development of dementia. Neurodegenerative disorders result in a progressive and irreversible loss of neurons and brain functioning. Currently, there are no cures for these types of disorders. They include Alzheimer’s disease, Frontotemporal dementia, Vascular Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia, and Mixed dementia. This course is designed to help practitioners distinguish mild cognitive impairment from dementia, identify common types of dementia and symptoms of each.

Free

Family Education and Support as a Cornerstone to Clinical Success

This course provides a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and limitations associated with a vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.

Free

Dementia Overview

This course provides a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and limitations associated with a vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.

Free

The Aging Brain and Dementia

This course provides a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and limitations associated with a vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.

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Dementia Basics

This course provides a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and limitations associated with a vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.

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Behavioral Changes in Alzheimer’s Disease

Course Overview:
This course discusses common symptoms seen in Alzheimer’s disease including agitation, apathy, and depression. A review of the epidemiology and neurobiology of each will be provided. This course will also review assessment and treatment modalities for the common types of behavioral changes seen in Alzheimer’s disease.

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Preempting Dementia Complications: A Multimodal Approach

This course reviews the problem behind Alzheimer disease and other types of dementia. Discussion covers the history of scientific approaches that have failed, the pros and cons of these scientific approaches as well odds ratios for developing Alzheimer dementia. This course reviews the effects of loneliness, isolation and neglect while emphasizing the principle of resiliency and reducing the risk factors for developing cognitive impairment.

Free

The Intersections of Medical Illness and Brain Disease

This course discusses common medical conditions and treatments, both reversible and irreversible that affect brain dysfunction, how to detect and minimize these conditions and how these medical conditions contribute to neurological decline.

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Mood, Affect and Behavior in Neurodegenerative Disease

This course discusses disorders of mood, emotion and affect and their influence on neurodegenerative disorders. This course will also review the relationship between mood, emotion and affect and how they impact medical conditions including neurodegenerative disorders. Definitions, symptoms and examples of mood, emotion and affect are discussed along with various types of treatments used to manage these disorders.

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Vascular Dementia

This course provides a brief overview of the history of Alzheimer disease and late developments in the disease. Specific comparison of vascular dementia verses other types of dementia are reviewed. Epidemiology and an understanding of how certain lifestyle factors may preempt vascular dementia will be discussed. Pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and limitations associated with a vascular dementia diagnosis will be shared.

Free

Health Profession Students

Convenience Leaning: Existing training programs may incorporate pre-recorded didactic educational activities on a variety of ADRD topics into your training program, case study reviews or weekly huddles.

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Intermediate Courses

INTERMEDIATE COURSES: Intermediate courses are designed for students who want apply more specialized knowledge of dementia into their coursework and who may seek specialized degrees in the field geriatrics and will provide care to the older adult population.

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Brain Health I: The Science Behind Brain Health

Brain Health I: The Science Behind Brain Health

Course Overview:
This course will review each of the six pillars of brain health from a scientific perspective. This course will describe the science behind simple lifestyle changes that have a huge impact on a patient’s overall health, clinical trials that are currently available and the importance of participation.

Free
Brain Health II: Agents of Change

Brain Health II: Agents of Change 7/23/2021 – 7/1/2022

Free
Action Planning after a Dementia Diagnosis

Action Planning after a Dementia Diagnosis

Course Overview:
This course will review the role of social work and social support after a dementia diagnosis. This course discusses planning for the future with a diagnosis and identifying patient and caregiver priorities when making these plans. This course will also provide a variety of patient and caregiver resources that expanse challenges with living arrangements, life domains, and conflict management.

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Missed Diagnosis - Lost Opportunities

Missed Diagnosis – Lost Opportunities

Course Overview:
Dementia is a growing public health problem for which early detection may be beneficial. Currently, the diagnosis of dementia in primary care is dependent mostly on clinical suspicion based on patient symptoms or caregivers’ concerns and is prone to be missed or delayed. Ascertain the prevalence and contributing factors for missed and delayed dementia diagnoses in primary care. This course is designed to help practitioners understand the prevalence of Alzheimer disease, factors that may impede diagnosis and considerations in disclosing a dementia diagnosis.

Free
Diagnosis of Dementia

Diagnosis of Dementia

Course Overview:
Various disorders and factors contribute to the development of dementia. Neurodegenerative disorders result in a progressive and irreversible loss of neurons and brain functioning. Currently, there are no cures for these types of disorders. They include Alzheimer’s disease, Frontotemporal dementia, Vascular Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia, and Mixed dementia. This course is designed to help practitioners distinguish mild cognitive impairment from dementia, identify common types of dementia and symptoms of each.