Dementia is a broad term used to encompass a large group of illnesses defined by a progressive decline in a person’s functioning (e.g. memory, intellect, rationality, social skills and physicality). It is most frequently due to, but is not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a preceding state that is also most commonly due to AD and is sometimes called prodromal AD.
After successful completion of this CPD activity, pharmacists should be able to:
Competencies (2016): 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.5, 3.3, 3.5
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