Dementia 2017: The Brain Under Assault – Prequiz Welcome to your Dementia 2018: Pretest Name Email 1. On average, about what percent of elderly patients with dementia are diagnosed by their PCP? A) 90% B) 70% C) 50% D) 30% E) Not enough study to know 2. Overall, how do the results of a dementia workup affect patients' emotional stress? A) Those with dementia become more depressed, but less anxious B) Those without dementia become more anxious, but less depressed C) No effect, whether the patient is diagnosed with dementia or not D) Improvement in anxiety and depression, regardless of diagnosis E) Both A and B 3. What is the conversion rate of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) to Alzheimer's disease per year? A) 5% - 8% B) 10% - 15% C) 20% - 25% D) >50% 4. CSF testing measures the changes that are occurring in the CNS that could be indicative of Alzheimer's disease. Which of the following statements is consistent with an AD diagnosis? A) AD subjects have increased Aβ42, reduced tau and reduced p-tau B) AD subjects have reduced Aβ42, increased tau and increased p-tau C) Neither statement is accurate 5. True or False: With Parkinson's disease, cognitive impairment is common, even early on. A) True B) False 6. Syndromes associated with Alzheimer's disease include: A) Memory complaints B) Problems with language C) Visuospatial challenges D) Behavioral problems E) All of the above 7. True or False: It is acceptable to use two cholinesterase inhibitors together (e.g. a pill & a patch) to increase effectiveness. A) True B) False 8. True or False: Studies show that diet, exercise, and cognitive training can slow the decline in cognition and processing speeds in individuals with dementia risk factors. A) True B) False 9. The following organizations or government programs endorse screening for Dementia. A) The Affordable Care Act of 2010. B) The United States Preventive Services Task Force. C) The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics. D) A and C only. E) All of the above. 10. The following statements are correct regarding the impact of Dementia. A) More than 5 million Americans have Dementia. B) Less than 50 percent of Patients and Caregivers are aware of the diagnosis. C) All forms of Dementia can worsen chronic disease outcomes. D) Affects general health care utilization, especially acute care. E) A and C only F) B and D only G) All of the above 11. The most common causes of hospitalization for patients with dementia include all of the following EXCEPT: A) UTI B) Falls C) Cerebrovascular events D) Depression 12. Aside from general complications that can occur in the hospital, dementia patients are at higher risk of: A) Incontinence B) Delirium C) Poor nutrition D) All of the above 13. True or False: It's my responsibility to create a dementia friendly community. A) True B) False 14. True or False: Faith communities shouldn't be involved in care planning for someone with dementia. A) True B) False 15. True or False: A person in a group home can only complete a power of attorney with a physician certifying capacity. A) True B) False 16. True or False: A person under guardianship is not allowed to vote or own a firearm. A) True B) False 17. What percentage of the adult population in the U.S. provides unpaid care for an adult? A) 5% B) 9% C) 14% D) 25% 18. True or False: The degree to which a partner is prepared to provide care to an individual with dementia dramatically improves both patient and caregiver outcomes. A) True B) False Time is Up!