Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Describe Alzheimer’s disease and the etiology of the disease.
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Describe drug and non-drug treatments available to manage Alzheimer’s disease symptoms.
  • Explain how Alzheimer’s disease could impact a patient’s dental care plan and understand what modifications may be necessary.
  • Deliver person-centered care.
  • Identify resources to find the latest Alzheimer’s disease information, news, and support groups.