Study Programmes 2015-2016
WARNING : 2014-2015 version of the course specifications
Neuropsychology of elderly
Duration :
15h Th
Number of credits :
Master en logopédie, à finalité2
Master in Psychology1,5
Master in Psychology2
Certificat d'université en psychologie clinique à orientation neuropsychologie1,5
Certificat d'université en psychologie clinique à orientation psychopathologie1,5
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
Course 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 course :
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 :
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 :
Contacts :
Responsible: Thierry Meulemans ( Autres contributors: - Stéphane Adam ( - Fabienne Collette (