This is Part 1 of a three-part series on mild cognitive impairment (MCI). This course discusses characteristics, subtypes and diagnostic indicators of MCI, and identifies risk factors for the progression of MCI to dementia. Potential dangers related to polypharmacy in individuals with MCI are also addressed.
Part 2: Course 9909, Part 3: Course 9910
Course created on October 12, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to identify characteristics and diagnostic indicators of mild cognitive impairment in the aging population.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 2-3 factors contributing to the progression of mild cognitive impairment to dementia, across each of the subtypes.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the risks of polypharmacy in the population of patients with mild cognitive impairment.
|5-15 Minutes||MCI core clinical criteria|
|15-25 Minutes||Characterizing MCI|
|25-35 Minutes||The role of testing|
|35-45 Minutes||Recommendations from the literature|
|45-55 Minutes||Polypharmacy considerations|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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Jeanna Winchester, PhD is a clinical cognitive neuroscientist who specializes in neurodegeneration and aging. She is a professor, a published author, and a scientist.
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