Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Alzheimer’s Disease

Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Alzheimer’s Disease

Internal MedicineNeurologyFamily MedicineGeneral PracticeGeriatric Medicine
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Overview

About this course

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia with the global prevalence rapidly increasing over the decades. Early screening, diagnosis, and appropriate management is important to ensure better quality of life for the patients and their families. This e-learning module summarizes the pathophysiology, etiology, clinical manifestations, screening, diagnosis, and current and emerging treatment options for AD.


Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to
  • Understand epidemiology and disease burden of AD
  • Recognize risk factors
  • Discover emerging techniques of diagnosis and treatment

Topics covered

  • Causes, risk factors, and pathophysiology of AD
  • Clinical manifestations of AD
  • Importance of early diagnosis and treatment
  • Screening and diagnosis of AD
  • Emerging therapeutics for AD

1 CME Point Available