Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5105. Alzheimer's and Dementia: Disease Trajectory and Management

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduction to the disease process of several types of Dementia. This will be the first in a series of three courses. The course will begin with an effort to describe the pathophysiology, diagnostic testing, current treatments, and current clinical trials of Alzheimer’s disease, Frontotemporal Lobe Dementia, Lewy Body/Parkinson’s Disease Dementia, Young Onset Dementia, Vascular Dementia, Down’s Syndrome and Dementia, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Huntington’s Disease, Korsakoff Syndrome, Mixed Dementia, and Mild Cognitive Impairment. Students should be able to compare and contrast the pathophysiology, treatment, and symptom presentation of each dementia type as well as a public health approach to dementia.

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