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Dementia: Cause (DEMEC)

Certification Training
Duration: 0.6 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsDementia is a progressive cognitive impairment that interferes with a person`s quality of life. This cognitive disturbance often causes significant social or occupational difficulties. There are many types of dementia, the most common form is Alzheimer`s disease. This course provides a background on dementia and focuses on Alzheimer`s disease.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The Dementia: Cause course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. Definition
6. Anatomy
7. Physiology
8. Normal Aging
9. Differentiating Dementia
10. DSM-IV Criteria
11. Progress Check

12. Objectives
13. Alzheimer`s Neuropathology
14. Acetylcholine Shortage Hypothesis
15. The Tau Hypothesis
16. Genetics of Early-onset
17. Genetics of Late-onset
18. Diabetic Link
19. Excitotoxicity
20. Other Dementias
21. Progress Check

22. Objectives
23. Dementia Types
24. Contributory Risk Factors
25. Protective Factors
26. Progress Check

27. Summary


List the relevant brain regions in dementia and the components of higher cognitive functions.
Distinguish cortical and subcortical dementias.
Describe the differences between normal aging, mild cognitive impairment, and dementia.
List the molecules involved in the pathogenesis of AD and explain their significance.
Name the genetic factors associated with early-onset and late-onset AD.
Cite the prevalence and incidence rates for AD.
Describe the risk factors associated with AD.

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