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Integrative Evaluation and Treatment of Cognitive Decline


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   5
State Associations:
OPSC - California
Faculty:
Melissa Vourlitis, DO
Duration:
54 Minutes
Expiration:
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Description

This lecture will review the pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s disease and look at risk factors for developing cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease. Emphasis will be placed on lifestyle interventions for preventing and treating cognitive decline.

Learning Objectives:
1. To explain many of the contributing factors for memory loss, mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.
2. To discuss an appropriate work up of patients presenting memory loss with or concerned about their memory.
3. To give you tools to help these patients through lifestyle modifications and other interventions, obtain improved cognition.

Disclosures: None Reported 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California (OPSC) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. 

Grievance Policy: OPSC strives to provide continuing medical education programs to fulfill the needs of the attendees and to meet the AOA Uniform Guidelines and AOA Accreditation Requirements. Comments, questions, or complaints should be forwarded to OPSC, by calling the OPSC Office at 916-822-5246 or by email to opsc@opsc.org

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Melissa Vourlitis, DO is a Fellow with the American Academy of Family Physicians and a diplomat with the American Board of Integrative Medicine, as well as a Certified Medical Director with the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.Dr. Vourlitis has an office practice assessing and treating cognitive concerns.  In addition, she makes house calls to home bound patients.  She uses scientifically based assessments and interventions offering her patients more than standard care for cognitive concerns.She enthusiastically shares this information with anyone who will listen.


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