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Welcome to the Gender and Dementia module

Learning Objectives 

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

S. Goodwin, Division of Clinical and Functional Anatomy, University of Ottawa
  • describe an approach to acute confusional state

  • summarize the incidence and prevalence of dementia in Canada and internationally

  • compare the epidemiology of dementia in Canadian men and women

  • discuss the pathology and the clinical presentation of the most common subtypes of dementia

  • review diagnostic tests and tools that are used in the diagnosis of dementia

  • state risk factors for the development of dementia and the gender differences

  • understand the impact of dementia on the individual and society

    Dr. John Woulfe, Department of Neuropathology, University of Ottawa

  • work clinically with greater sensitivity to the caregiving and ethical issues related to dementia