Nursing Student Class Projects (Formerly MSN)

Date of Award

Summer 7-28-2019

Document Type

Project

Course Number

NURS 6810-OL1 (also listed as NURS 5330-OL1)

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Professor’s Name

John Chovan PhD DNP RN APRN-CNP APRN-CNS, Sue Butz DNP RN CCRN-K

Keywords

Alzheimers, Amyloid Plaque, Tau Tangles, Cognitive Function, Memory Impairment

Subject Categories

Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing

Abstract

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.

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