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Oct 5th 2017

Los objetivos del curso son profundizar en el abordaje integral e interdisciplinar partiendo de nuestra experiencia en la Unidad de Deterioro Cognitivo del Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla de los principales tipos de demencias así como en los últimos avances en diagnóstico, tratamiento y manejo.

Average: 8 (4 votes)
Aug 14th 2017

Health professionals and students, family caregivers, friends of and affected individuals, and others interested in learning about dementia and quality care will benefit from completing the course. Led by Drs. Nancy Hodgson and Laura Gitlin, participants will acquire foundational knowledge in the care of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurocognitive disorders.

Average: 5.7 (6 votes)
Jul 31st 2017

Welcome to Memory and Movies. Someone once said that memory is fascinating because sometimes we forget what we want to remember, sometimes we remember what we want to forget, and sometimes we remember events that never happened or never happened the way we remember them. I want to show you how memory works, why it sometimes fails, and what we can do to enhance memory function, especially as we get older. Rather than covering all aspects of human memory, I will provide an introduction to the scientific study of memory by focusing on a select group of topics that hold widespread popular appeal.

Average: 4.7 (11 votes)

Jul 25th 2017

This is a course about dementia looking at a broad range of topics including, basic brain anatomy, pathology, dementia research, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, medical management, living with dementia, stages of dementia and focusing support, palliation, behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia, and therapeutic approaches. Last enrolments are accepted on August 18th 2017

Average: 8.9 (41 votes)
Jun 12th 2017

This free online course will help you learn more about managing challenging behaviour in people with dementia. If you are a carer looking after a family member with dementia in your own home or a professional working with people with dementia, this free online course will help you better understand the person and develop the skills needed to manage their challenging behaviour.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Jun 5th 2017

Gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses. Dementia is one of the foremost priorities in global health and is estimated to affect over 44 million people worldwide. This has a huge impact on individuals and on society, so improvements in understanding, care and treatments are desperately needed.

Average: 5 (9 votes)

Apr 24th 2017

Preventing Dementia is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), offering university-quality education about the latest research in dementia risk and protective factors. The free 5-week course provides an opportunity to engage with the perspectives of a global community, without requiring exams or assignments.

Average: 8.7 (9 votes)
Mar 27th 2017

A course for carers, to help you stay connected to loved ones, manage stress at home and diffuse difficult situations. If you are a carer for a person living with dementia then this is a course for you. When it comes to understanding and supporting a person living with dementia, family carers are very often the most skilled and knowledgeable. Yet, you will know that carers can face a number of really stressful situations that can be difficult to deal with.

Average: 2 (2 votes)
Jan 30th 2017

Find out how poems, plays and novels can help us understand and cope with deep emotional strain in this free online course. The great 18th century writer Dr Samuel Johnson, who suffered from severe bouts of depression, said “the only end of writing is to enable the reader better to enjoy life or better to endure it.” This free online course will explore how enjoying literature can help us to endure life.

Average: 5.6 (20 votes)
Mar 7th 2016

This course will help you to address the global challenge of dementia. It has a strong focus on integrative collaborations and partnerships as a way to reduce barriers between services and to provide seamless care for people living with dementia. You will learn about communication and compassion, and how you can help the person living with dementia to maintain independence, control, and a good quality of life.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Nov 2nd 2015

This is a course primarily meant for people who have a relative suffering from dementia or who suspect dementia in a relative. However, people working professionally in the field can also benefit from the course – especially by obtaining an understanding of the perspectives of the relative of a demented person.

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