Module 1 Introduction

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Living with Dementia: Impact on Individuals, Caregivers, Communities and Societies
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Johns Hopkins University

Living with Dementia: Impact on Individuals, Caregivers, Communities and Societies

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From the lesson
About Dementia
In this module, we introduce learners to dementia. We present a socio-ecological framework for understanding the live experience of dementia and by which this course is organized. We discuss the global impact, pathophysiology, and stages of dementia.

Meet the Instructors

  • Nancy Hodgson, PhD, RN, FAAN
    Nancy Hodgson, PhD, RN, FAAN
    Adjunct Instructor
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
  • Laura N. Gitlin, PhD
    Laura N. Gitlin, PhD
    Professor
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing