Alzheimer's: Concepts and Insights (NL1606)

Author(s): Claudia Moore RN, QPCM, CCM

Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CCM, CDMS, CLCP, COHN/COHN-S, CRC, CVRP, Delaware BON, RNs, RRP

Credit Hours: 14

Course Description

Pre-Approvals Expire 12/31/2017.

Course Format


Course Objectives

  1. Explain primary causes of Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease.

  2. Identify new areas of research regarding Alzheimer's Disease.

  3. Discuss the treatment modalities/medications used with Alzheimer's patients.

  4. Explain the connection between genes and early-onset Alzheimer's Disease.

  5. Describe basic, clinical, behavioral, and social research in Alzheimer's disease.

  6. Discuss research aimed at finding ways to prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease.

  7. Define and discuss clinical and treatment modalities related to:

    a. Frontotemporal Lobe Dementia,
    b. Vascular Dementia
    c. Dementia With Lewy Bodies

Course Overview

Course Contents

  • Alzheimer's: Searching for a Cure 
  • Alzheimer's Disease: Unraveling the Mystery
  • 2011-2012 Alzheimer's Disease Progress Report 
  •  Frontotemporal Lobe Dementia
  • Vascular Dementia
  • Dementia with Lewy Bodies

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