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Dementia and Delirium - National Teaching Series

16th May 2024
5:00 - 6:30pm (GMT)
16th May 2024
5:00 - 6:30pm (GMT)
Online event
Attendance certificate available
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Description

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Ever wonder how you're going to manage to fit in time to take a thorough history and examination in your OSCEs?

Join our clinically focused teaching on dementia and delirium to help prepare for finals where we discuss history-taking, physical examinations, investigations, and how to differentiate between different causes of dementia and delirium with practice case scenarios.

This teaching is not only aimed at Manchester medical students, anyone is welcome to join.

Register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEvfuurqzssHtBrgcGjK1PgwIiz_eV4dUYZ

Certificates and slides are given once the feedback form is completed.

Conditions we will cover include:

- Alzheimer’s disease

- Vascular dementia

- Dementia with Lewy bodies

- Parkinson’s disease dementia (PDD)

- Frontotemporal dementia

- Mild cognitive impairment

- Normal pressure hydrocephalus

- Delirium

- Stroke

Learning objectives:

1. How to take a concise dementia/delirium history and know when to ask what question

2. Physical examinations to consider and their relevant signs

3. Investigations for dementia/delirium and when to consider them

4. Causes of dementia/delirium and how do differentiate between them

5. Practice OSCE scenarios to apply knowledge of dementia/delirium

Summary

This session focuses on how to deal with patients presenting with dementia and delirium, including asking the right questions in history-taking, performing relevant physical examinations, when to order what test, and how to differentiate between their causes. Conditions we will cover include: - Alzheimer’s disease - Vascular dementia - Dementia with Lewy bodies - Parkinson’s disease dementia (PDD) - Frontotemporal dementia - Mild cognitive impairment - Normal pressure hydrocephalus - Delirium - Stroke

Learning objectives

1. How to take a concise dementia/delirium history and know when to ask what question 2. Physical examinations to consider and their relevant signs 3. Investigations for dementia/delirium and when to consider them 4. Causes of dementia/delirium and how do differentiate between them 5. Practice OSCE scenarios to apply knowledge of dementia/delirium
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16th May 2024
5:00 - 6:30pm (GMT)
Online event
Attendance certificate available
This event has ended. Similar events
Free
ONLINE