Evaluation and Diagnosis of Dementia

Hours: 1.25
Course Number: 0464
Course Date: 03/10/2020

Evaluation and Diagnosis of Dementia is a 1-hour continuing education course that provides information on the detection, evaluation and diagnosis of cognitive impairment and dementia. The course also describes minor and major neurodegenerative disorders in the DSM-5 as well as risk factors for developing cognitive impairment or dementia. 


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The purpose of this course is to review how dementia is detected, evaluated and diagnosed.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review epidemiology and risk factors associated with dementia 
  2. Describe the evaluation process and diagnosing dementia  
  3. Review brief initial screening tests for cognitive impairment

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. If you do not score a 70% or better, you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.


Nursing Home Administrators

1.25 HOURS
This educational offering has been reviewed by The National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.25 clock hours. Program approval number: 20250417-1.25-A102844-DL

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