UPMC Hamot 2020 Neuroscience Conference: Rapidly Progressing Dementias - What You Need to Know
This presentation was part of the UPMC Hamot 2020 Neuroscience Conference and was designed to meet requirements for Stroke credit.
Primary care physicians, internists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants; physical, occupational, and speech therapists; and other advanced practice providers will benefit from this activity.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify types of rapidly progressing dementia
- Describe assessment and differential diagnosis for rapidly progressing dementia
- Assess treatment options for rapidly progressing dementia
Suggested Additional Reading
- Caine, D., Tinelli, R. J., Hyare, H., Vita, E. D., Lowe, J., Lukic, A., et al.(2015). The cognitive profile of prion disease: A prospective clinical and imaging study. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, 2(5), 548-558. doi:10.1002/acn3.195
- Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. (2018, October 04). Retrieved from https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/creutzfeldt-jakob-disease/symptomscauses/syc-20371226
- Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Classic (CJD). (2018, October 09). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/prions/cjd/index.html
- Geschwind, M. D. (2016). Rapidly Progressive Dementia. CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology, 22(2, Dementia), 510-537. doi:10.1212/con.0000000000000319
- Geschwind, M. D., Haman, A., & Miller, B. L. (2007). Rapidly Progressive Dementia. Neurologic Clinics, 25(3), 783-807. doi:10.1016/j.ncl.2007.04.001
- Geschwind, M. D., Shu, H., Haman, A., Sejvar, J. J., & Miller, B. L. (2008). Rapidly progressive dementia. Annals of Neurology, 64(1), 97-108. doi:10.1002/ana.21430
- Iwasaki, Y. (2016). Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Neuropathology, 37(2), 174-188. doi:10.1111/neup.12355 Neuroanatomy through clinical cases. 2nd edition. 2010.. Sunderland, Mass.: Sinauer Associates.
- Paterson, R. W., Takada, L. T., & Geschwind, M. D. (2012). Diagnosis and treatment of rapidly progressive dementias. Neurology: Clinical Practice, 2(3), 187-200. doi:10.1212/cpj.0b013e31826b2ae8
Nykole Gonzalez, PsyD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Northshore Neuroscience
Planning Committee Members:
- Haylee Esposito, UPMC Hamot
- Tammy Kordes, PhD, Neuropsychologist, Northshore Neurosciences
- Debbie Morton, BSN, RN, NPD-BC
- Samantha Panighetti, MOT, OTR/L, NTMTC, UPMC Hamot
- Rebecca Parkhurst, PA-C, UPMC Hamot
- Trevor Phinney, DO, UPMC Northshore Neurology
- Margaret Pett, UPMC Hamot
- Ann Sokoloff, BSN, CNRN, Clinical Director, Ortho/Neuro Services, UPMC Hamot
- Stacy Wing, PT, UPMC Hamot
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