C215 - Case Studies in Behavioral Neurology: Focus on Frontotemporal Degeneration

Event Time: Thursday April 26, 2018 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Topic(s): Aging, Dementia, Cognitive, and Behavioral Neurology, Foundations in Clinical Neurology
Director(s): Daniel Kaufer MD, FAAN
Description: Faculty will use case-based, didactic, and interactive teaching methods to illustrate a comprehensive approach to diagnosing and treating the spectrum of disorders associated with frontotemporal degeneration (FTD). Case studies will highlight the core features and differential diagnosis of FTD-spectrum disorders, and didactic material will support discussion of different pathophysiological substrates, associated movement disorders, brain imaging, genetic testing, and comprehensive management strategies.
Completion Message: Participants should enhance their expertise in recognizing and managing FTD-related disorders and improve clinical assessment skills in cognitive, behavioral, and motor areas; enhance knowledge regarding appropriate use of diagnostic brain imaging and genetic testing, when indicated; and be able to employ a comprehensive therapeutic strategy based on current empirical approaches and an understanding of potential future therapies.
CME Credits: 3
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Systems-Based Practice

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