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Learning Objectives

CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology: April 2013 - Volume 19 - Issue 2, Dementia - p 315
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

© 2013 American Academy of Neurology