Study Programmes 2016-2017
Neuropsychology of elderly
Duration :
15h Th
Number of credits :
Master in speech and language therapy (120 ECTS)2
Master in psychology : general (120 ECTS)2
Certificat d'université en psychologie clinique à orientation neuropsychologie2
University certificate in clinical psychology with a focus on psychopathology2
Lecturer :
Stéphane Adam, Fabienne Collette, Thierry Meulemans
Coordinator :
Thierry Meulemans
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
Classification and characteristics of dementia syndromes - Cognitive approach of Alzheimer's disease - Early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease - Working memory deficits in Alzheimer's disease - Clinical management of early Alzheimer's disease.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
Classification and neuropsychological semiology of dementia. Introduction to the early diagnosis and to the clinical and cognitive management strategies of dementia patients.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
This class is not open to Erasmus students.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Recommended or required readings :
Lecture notes and book chapters.
Assessment methods and criteria :
Written examination with open-ended questions.
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
This class is not open to Erasmus students.
Contacts :
Responsible: Thierry Meulemans ( Autres contributors: - Stéphane Adam ( - Fabienne Collette (