The Science of Dementia

The Science of Dementia

Pathophysiology of Dementia is a fundamental course designed to provide learners with an understanding of the underlying mechanisms and processes involved in the development and progression of dementia. This elementary-level course aims to help students comprehend the biological, psychological, and social factors that contribute to the onset and progression of various forms of dementia. By gaining a solid foundation in the pathophysiology of dementia, learners will be better equipped to recognize the signs and symptoms, as well as contribute to the care and support of individuals affected by this condition.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 7
  • Number of tests: 3
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 114
What you will learn
  • Describe the basic structure and function of the brain
  • Explain the role of neurotransmitters in brain function
  • Identify the key pathological features of Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, and other common forms of dementia
  • Discuss the role of genetics, lifestyle factors, and other risk factors in the development of dementia
  • Understand the stages of dementia and their impact on cognitive and daily functioning
  • Recognize common signs and symptoms of dementia

Lessons

    • Introduction to Dementia and its TypesIntroduction to Dementia and its Types
    • 6 mins
    • Structure and Function of the BrainStructure and Function of the Brain
    • 6 mins
    • Neurotransmitters and Brain FunctionNeurotransmitters and Brain Function
    • 10 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Alzheimer's Disease: Pathological Features and CausesAlzheimer's Disease: Pathological Features and Causes
    • 5 mins
    • Vascular Dementia: Pathological Features and CausesVascular Dementia: Pathological Features and Causes
    • 6 mins
    • Other Common Forms of DementiaOther Common Forms of Dementia
    • 10 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Genetics, Lifestyle Factors, and Risk Factors in DementiaGenetics, Lifestyle Factors, and Risk Factors in Dementia
    • 6 mins
    • Exam- The Science of Dementia Exam- The Science of Dementia
    • 15 mins

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