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RH1511: NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS: PART 10

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OBJECTIVES

1. Identify the signs and symptoms of degenerative nerve disorders including:

  • Parkinsonís disease,
  • Alzheimerís disease, and
  • Multiinfarct dementia

2. Discuss assessment techniques for degenerative nerve disorders

3. Describe nursing interventions and management techniques for degenerative nerve disorders

4. Identify the signs and symptoms of movement disorders including:

  • Huntingtonís disease, and
  • hyperkinetic disorders

5. Discuss assessment techniques for movement disorders

6. Describe nursing interventions and management techniques for movement disorders


MANAGEMENT OF DEGENERATIVE DISORDERS

OUTLINE

A. PARKINSON'S DISEASE

  1. Epidemiology
  2. Etiology
  3. Pathophysiology
  4. Assessment
  5. Treatment
  6. Continuum of Care

DEMENTIA

B. DEMENTIA: ALZHEIMER'S TYPE (DAT)

  1. Etiology
  2. Pathophysiology
  3. Clinical Manifestations

C. MULTIINFARCT DEMENTIA

  1. Etiology
  2. Pathophysiology
  3. Clinical Manifestations

D. ASSESSMENT

  1. Physical Assessment
  2. Mental Assessment

E. TREATMENT

F. CONTINUUM OF CARE

  1. Rehabilitation
  2. Home Care
  3. Case Management Considerations

G. CONCLUSION


MANAGEMENT OF MOVEMENT DISORDERS

OUTLINE

A. INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENTS

B. TREMORS

  1. Etiology / Pathophysiology
  2. Assessment
  3. Treatment

C. CHOREA

D. DYSTONIAS

  1. Etiology / Prevalence
  2. Pathophysiology
  3. Assessment
  4. Treatment

PRIMARY DYSTONIAS

E. FOCAL DYSTONIA-BLEPHAROSPASM

  1. Treatment

F. TOURETTE'S SYNDROME, OR GILLES DE LA TOURETTE'S SYNDROME

  1. Incidence
  2. Etiology
  3. Pathophysiology
  4. Assessment
  5. Treatment

G. OTHER HYPERKINETIC SYNDROMES ASSOCIATED WITH DYSTONIA: TIC DISORDERS

  1. Etiology / Prevalence / Incidence
  2. Pathophysiology
  3. Assessment
  4. Treatment
  5. Research Activities

H. NEUROACANTHOCYTOSIS

  1. Etiology / Pathophysiology
  2. Assessment
  3. Treatment

I. SPASMODIC TORTICOLLIS

  1. Treatment

J. WILSON'S DISEASE

  1. Incidence
  2. Pathophysiology
  3. Assessment
  4. Treatment
  5. Continuum of Care

K. DRUG-INDUCED DYSTONIA: TARDIVE DYSKINESIA

  1. Assessment
  2. Treatment

L. COMPREHENSIVE PATIENT MANAGEMENT: MOVEMENT DISORDERS

  1. Health Teaching
  2. Nutritional Considerations
  3. Psychosocial Considerations
  4. Genetic Risk Assessment

M. CONTINUUM OF CARE

  1. Rehabilitation
  2. Case Management Considerations

N. CONCLUSION

 
 
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