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Certificate of Achievement

Dhawal Shah

has completed the following course:

The Many Faces of Dementia

UCL (University College London)

This course explored dementia by revealing four less common forms. The course covered the symptoms and science behind fAD, bvFTD, DLB and PCA, and improved understanding of the diseases underlying dementia, and dementia support and care through examples from these four less common forms.

This course has been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles.

4 weeks, 2 hours per week

Educators

Timothy Shakespeare

Alzheimer's Research UK Research Fellow

UCL (University College London)

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the range of symptoms that people experience as a result of less-common dementia diagnoses.
  • Explain how diagnoses of dementia differ in terms of the parts of the brain affected and the causes of changes in the brain.
  • Reflect upon the experience of people who are given a diagnosis of dementia.
  • Explore the role of scientific research in furthering our ability to care for and treat people with dementia.
  • Apply this knowledge to develop a broader understanding of the symptoms and experiences of people with more common forms of dementia.
  • Evaluate your own views and experiences, in comparison to those expressed by others.

Syllabus

This course covered four less common diagnoses of dementia, the people involved and the implications of these for our wider understanding. Core topics included:

  • the symptoms and science behind familial Alzheimer’s disease
  • behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia
  • dementia with Lewy bodies and posterior cortical atrophy.

Learners explored and discussed the changes in the brain underlying these conditions plus how support and care can help people live well with dementia.

Accreditation

This course has been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles.

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Issued on 8th October 2020

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Free online course:

The Many Faces of Dementia

UCL (University College London)