Altered Thought Processes: Dementia 4.0 Contact Hours

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Altered Thought Processes: Dementia 4. 0 Contact Hours Dementia Course Objectives- 4. 0 Contact Hours 1. Define dementia. 2. Differentiate between reversible and non-reversible dementia. 3. List examples of causes which can give the symptoms of reversible dementia. 4. List four common diseases associated with dementia. 5. Describe the clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. 6. Identify the risk factors associated with Vascular Dementia (VaD). 7. Compare and contrast the disease progression of Vascular Dementia with Alzheimer’s disease. 8. Compare and contrast the disease manifestations of Lewy body dementia with Alzheimer’s disease. 9. Discuss how to diagnose


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.  Which of the following is correct regarding dementia? a. There is not a standard definition for dementia. b. Dementia is not a disease but is a group of symptoms that are caused by a variety of diseases or conditions. c. Dementia could be defined as a group of diseases that cause a permanent and progressive decline in cognitive ability (the ability of a person to reason, think, and act appropriately in daily life). d. All of the above Please type letter only!
  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a cause of potentially reversible dementia? a. Diseases that cause degeneration or loss of nerve cells in the brain b. Diseases that affect blood vessels c. Metabolic disorders d. Illnesses of other organs (Kidney, liver, and lung diseases)  Please type letter only!
  • 3. 
    . Which of the following diseases is not associated with dementia? a. Alzheimer’s Disease b. Esophagitis c. Lewy Body d. Pick’s Disease Please type letter only!
  • 4. 
    Which is the single most important risk factor for the development of Alzheimer’s disease? a. Heredity b. Age c. Sex d. Obesity Please type letter only!
  • 5. 
    Which correct clinical manifestation of Alzheimer’s disease? a. Steady progressive decline in function b. Stepwise decline in function with each decline followed by a stabilized period c. Rigidity, bradykinesia, shuffling gait and REM sleep disorder d. Decline with return to normal function Please type letter only!
  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT a risk factor associated with Vascular Dementia? a. Obesity b. Blood dyscrasias c. Atrial fibrillation d. Pregnancy Please type letter only!
  • 7. 
    Which symptom of Lewy Body Dementia is the same as Alzheimer’s disease? a. Disorientation b. Visual hallucinations c. Shuffling gait d. Excessive sleeping Please type letter only!
  • 8. 
    Which radiological test is not used in diagnosing Frontotemporal dementia? a. Ultrasound b. PET scan c. CT scan D. MRI scan Please type letter only!
  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a common symptom seen with dementia? a. Moodiness b. Not asking for help c. Trouble concentrating d. Repetition of comments Please type letter only!
  • 10. 
    . One treatment for Lewy body dementia? a. Steroids b. Levodopa c. Hallucinogenics d. All of the above Please type letter only!
  • 11. 
    Dementia is not a disease. Dementia is a group of symptoms that are caused by a variety of diseases or conditions. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Dementia not could be defined as a group of diseases that cause a permanent and progressive decline in cognitive ability (the ability of a person to reason, think, and act appropriately in daily life)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Dementia can be reversible or permanent
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    There are as many as 50 different cause of dementia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The five most common symptoms seen with dementia include Ø  Moodiness, getting upset easily, easily angered, and mood   swings Ø  Trouble completing everyday tasks Ø  Trouble remembering words or completing a sentence Ø  Losing interest in activities they previously enjoyed doing Ø  Repeating the same story, comments, or questions during a conversation 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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