Date of Award
NURS 6810-OL1 (also listed as NURS 5330-OL1)
Advanced Pathophysiology for the Advanced Practice Nurse
John Chovan PhD DNP RN APRN-CNP APRN-CNS, Sue Butz DNP RN CCRN-K
Alzheimers, Amyloid Plaque, Tau Tangles, Cognitive Function, Memory Impairment
Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing
Alzheimer’s is a degenerative disease of the brain which affects tens of millions of people around the world. It is estimated to include over 5 million patients in the United States. Over 200,000 patients with Alzheimer’s disease live in Ohio (2019 Alzheimers disease facts and figures, 2019). Treatments are available to slow the devastating effects of the disease. However, there is currently no cure.
Cantrell, Lisa, "Alzheimer's Disease" (2019). Nursing Student Class Projects (Formerly MSN). 346.