Learning Objectives

CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology:
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000429185.52471.98
Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of the Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology Dementia issue, participants will be able to:

    ▸ Recognize the key features for the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease, vascular dementia, and frontotemporal dementia

    ▸ Apply the newly proposed criteria for the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease

    ▸ Identify the appropriate use of CSF and imaging biomarkers in clinical dementia diagnosis

    ▸ Use appropriate pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic approaches for the management of patients with dementia

    ▸ Summarize the latest research advances in the diagnosis and treatment of dementia

    ▸ Recognize the diagnostic and treatment challenges of dementia in the oldest old

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    Core Competencies

    The CONTINUUM Dementia issue covers the following core competencies:

    ▸ Patient Care

    ▸ Medical Knowledge

    ▸ Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

    ▸ Interpersonal and Communication Skills

    ▸ Professionalism

    ▸ Systems-Based Practice

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