The Disease Mechanism of Alzheimer's Dementia

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Aug 11, 2020 - 11:23am CDT

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This teaching strategy is designed to help the student become more proficient in understanding Alzheimer's dementia as a disease process. It was created to pair a topic that is heavily laden with complexity with an engaging approach. The premise of the strategy is similar to a game show where the participants are quizzed on content areas about the pathophysiology, etiology, course of the illness, and epidemiology of Alzheimer's dementia. Designed as a flipped lecture approach, the students learn about the content through readings prior to class and participate in the game format in class. Learning objectives, learner pre-work, suggested learning activities and readings, a slideshow PowerPoint game, and other materials are included. Files are downloadable/printable.

National League for Nursing (NLN)
Laureen Tavolaro-Ryley