• Dementia and Related Cognitive Disorders GERT 9015

    Our Dementia and Related Cognitive Disorders course teaches you about the onset, signs, symptoms, stages and causes of cognitive impairment and about the differences between normal aging and dementia. Explore the different forms of dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease, Pick’s disease, multi-infarct dementia and other neurological disorders characterized by cognitive and behavioural changes. Study the differences between delirium, depression and dementia, and consider basic cognitive assessment screening tools.

    Prerequisite(s)

    You must have a certificate in personal support work or be a counselling or community service provider.

    Contact Information

    Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.