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Module XV-B
The Biology and Physiology of Cognition
Dec 13-15, 2018 - Las Vegas, NV

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Learning Objectives

  • Explain why it is important to diagnose and treat patients with memory loss.
  • Use a review of systems that includes information pertinent to the differential diagnosis of memory loss.
  • Describe the NIA-AA diagnosed criteria for dementia.
  • Describe the components of a neuropsychological evaluation.
  • Discuss the pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Predict patterns of memory performance in Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia syndromes.
  • Discuss which tests and questionnaires can be useful when evaluating the patient with memory loss.
  • Observe the application of tests and questionnaires to clinical cases.
  • Practice administration of tests and questionnaires.
  • Use tests and questionnaires to diagnosis the patient with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
  • Describe strategies that can be used to improve memory.
  • Explain the role of diet and exercise in maintaining memory.

Event Schedule

Thursday, December 13, 2018

7:00 am

Evaluating the Patient with Memory Loss

Andrew Budson, MD
Maureen O'Connor, PsyD

9:00 am

Break

9:30 am

Pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s Disease

Andrew Budson, MD

10:30 pm

Test & Questionnaire Administration, Scoring, & Interpretation

Maureen O'Connor, PsyD

11:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Workshop: Using Tests & Questionnaires

Andrew Budson, MD
Maureen O’Connor, PsyD
August Price
Jason Alan

4:30 pm

Break

5:00 pm

Workshop: Using the Criteria for Dementia, Alzheimer’s, & MCI

Andrew Budson, MD
Maureen O’Connor, PsyD
August Price
Jason Alan

6:00 pm

Close of session

Friday, December 14, 2018

7:00 am

Differential Diagnosis of Memory Loss & Dementia

Maureen O’Connor, PsyD
Andrew Budson, MD

9:00 am

Break

9:30 am

Treatments for Memory Loss & Dementia

Maureen O’Connor, PsyD
Andrew Budson, MD

11:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Workshop: Using Strategies to Improve Memory

Andrew Budson, MD
Maureen O’Connor, PsyD
August Price
Jason Alan

3:30 pm

Workshop: Common Disorders of Memory Loss & Dementia, Part 1

Andrew Budson, MD
Maureen O’Connor, PsyD
August Price
Jason Alan

4:30 pm

Break

5:00 pm

Workshop: Common Disorders of Memory Loss & Dementia, Part 2

Andrew Budson, MD
Maureen O’Connor, PsyD
August Price
Jason Alan

6:00 pm

Close of session

Saturday, December 15, 2018

7:00 am

Memory, Language, & Behavior in Dementia

Maureen O’Connor, PsyD
Andrew Budson, MD

9:00 am

Break

9:30 am

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Andrew Budson, MD

10:30 am

Caring for and Educating the Caregiver

Maureen O’Connor, PsyD

11:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Workshop: Behavioral & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Carolyn Matzinger, MD

Andrew Budson, MD
Maureen O’Connor, PsyD
August Price
Jason Alan

3:30 pm

Break

4:00 pm

Workshop: Diagnosis & Treatment of Unusual Cases

Pamela W. Smith, MD, MPH, MS

Andrew Budson, MD
Maureen O’Connor, PsyD
August Price
Jason Alan

6:00 pm

Close of session


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