Overview of Dementia Diagnosis
This presentation (1:20:29) given by Dr. Angela Hanson from the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, is part of the 2019 Winter NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center's Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series. By the end of this presentation, learners should be able to: 1) discuss the importance of detecting early cognitive decline; 2) identify the steps for a cognitive evaluation and the criteria for the most common forms of dementia; and 3) describe what works to slow cognitive decline, including medications. Presentation slides are available for download through the link. (Presentation begins at 4:20 minutes).