1. Recognize cognitive dysfunction as a clinical feature of acute COVID illness and post-COVID syndrome that disproportionately affects older adults
2. Explain possible mechanisms for COVID related cognitive dysfunction
3. Describe potential treatments for COVID-related cognitive dysfunction in older adults
Amanda Westlake, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS-Baystate
Division of Infectious Diseases
Division of General Medicine and Community Health
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- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 BCIPE End of Life Care
- 1.00 IPCE Credit Hour(s)