Overview of Dementia Diagnosis

Angela Hanson, MD

Assistant Professor

School of Medicine

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

University of Washington

 Learning Objectives

 

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of detecting early cognitive decline
  • Identify the steps for a cognitive evaluation
  • Describe what works to slow cognitive decline

[From the Winter 2019 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series (Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias); NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]