For students attending the course Neuroscience Basis for Cognition and Behaviour, 5 credits course code 9H1026

The first course in the Master's Courses in Dementia Care for Physicians provides you with the knowledge you need about the brain in your work with dementia diseases.

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Schedule/course overview

Overview of Master's Courses in Dementia Care for Physicians

About the course

An understanding of the normal brain will help you to develop the skills to assess cases where brain functions are impaired. An important part of your work is to keep abreast of the latest findings and have the opportunity to search for new knowledge. For this reason, an important part of this course is to impart the tools necessary for information searching.

The module comprises 5 credits and in addition to the introductory assignments is divided into three sections: 

  • Brain biology and function 
  • Cognition and aging 
  • Information searching

Master's Courses in Dementia Care for Physicians

This is the first of eight courses comprising the Master's Courses in Dementia Care for Physicians. None of the courses can be taken separately. The courses are offered as contract eduction, meaning that you can not buy a place on the course for yourself, contract education can only be bought by an employer for their employees.

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Susanna Sjunneryd

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