4Ms Dementia for Non-Clinician Health System Employees

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Dementia, also known as Major Neurocognitive Disorder, is a generic term that is used when a person has experienced a significant decline in thinking abilities or behavior that interferes with their ability to perform their usual activities.

Target Audience

This course is geared towards all non-clinician health system employees who are not engaged in direct clinical care. Once the course is complete, you will have access to a Certificate of Completion.

Learning Objectives

After completing this module, which is geared towards non-clinician health system employees, learners will be able to:

  • Define dementia
  • Discuss the role of brain anatomy in different types of dementia
  • Describe the two types of memory impairment seen in dementia
  • Recognize four distinct types of dementia
  • Communicate more effectively with people who have dementia

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Dementia Authors and Reviewers

Primary Author
Suzanne Musil, PhD

Contributing Author
Laurin Mack, PhD

Neelum Aggarwal, MD
Magdalena Bednarczyk, MD

Kim Dixon, MD
Erin Emery-Tiburcio, PhD, ABPP
Mary Grantner, MA 
Cecilia Hardacker, MSN, RN, CNL
Elaine Jurkowski, PhD
Mike Koronkowski, PharmD

Michelle Newman, MPH
Sandra Swantek, MD



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