MGH PCS Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias

This program will discuss diagnosis, symptomology, and treatment options for Alzheimer’s Disease, Mixed Dementia, Vascular Dementia, Lewy body Dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, and Frontotemporal Disorders.

Release Date:
November 2023

Expiration Date:
November 2026

Estimated Duration of Course:
1 hour

This offering carries 0.50 ANCC nursing contact hours.

Target Audience

Registered Nurses

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, the learners will be able to:

  1. Define dementia
  2. Describe two presenting symptoms in patients with Alzheimer’s disease
  3. Describe two disease processes other than Alzheimer’s that demonstrate cognitive impairment
  4. List two common treatment options for cognitively impaired patients

Additional Information

Provided by: 

The Norman Knight Nursing Center 

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Course version: 9.2022

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Mass General Brigham designates this activity for 0.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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