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Dementia: diagnosis and assessment- Archived [?]

Learning outcomes

After completing this module you should know:

  • Why it is important to screen for cognitive impairment
  • How to screen for cognitive impairment using standard tests
  • How to distinguish between acute and chronic cognitive impairment
  • The main features of the three main types of dementia:
    • Alzheimer's disease
    • Vascular dementia
    • Dementia with Lewy bodies
  • When you should refer patients to a specialist.

Written by:

 Alasdair MacLullich, Duncan R Forsyth

Accreditation

Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
Bahrain Defence Force Hospital 1 credit, 1:00 hour The Bahrain Defence Force Military Hospital represented by the Ministry of Defence Bahrain recognises BMJ Learning as being accredited for the purpose of continuous medical education (CME)/continuous professional development (CPD) in BDF. Healthcare professionals can thus claim continuous professional development credits for their activity in BMJ Learning. Completion of one module is considered the equivalent of one credit or one hour of learning.
Delhi Medical Council 1 credit, 1:00 hour The Delhi Medical Council recognises BMJ Learning as being accredited for the purpose of continuous medical education (CME)/continuous professional development (CPD). Doctors can thus claim continuous professional development credits for their activity in BMJ Learning. Completion of one module is considered the equivalent of 1 credit or 1 hour of learning.
The Supreme Council of Health in Qatar 1 credit, 1:00 hour The Supreme Council of Health represented by the Accreditation Department of the Qatar Council for Health Practitioners recognizes BMJ Learning as being accredited for the purposes of continuous medical education (CME)/continuing professional development (CPD) in the State of Qatar. Healthcare professionals in Qatar can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Learning. Completion of one learning module is considered to be the equivalent of 1 credit or 1 hour of learning.