HealthCare CoP: Preserving and Improving Memory

Neuropsychology is a sub-specialty of professional psychology that provides diagnostic assessment of cognitive, behavioral, and emotional changes that occur due to neurodevelopmental, neurodegenerative or acquired disorders of the brain.

Neuropsychological assessment is available with a physician referral for patients with a variety of medical illnesses or when cognitive change or impairment is suspected due to:

  • Traumatic, anoxic, metabolic or toxic brain injury
  • Substance Abuse
  • Stroke
  • Dementia / Degenerative Disorders
  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • Seizure disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Brain Tumors

Learning objective:

  1.  The correlation between cognitive health and social connections.
  2.  The link between exercise and social ties to preserve memory.
  3.   Educational tips to help protect and sharpen your mind. 

About the Facilitator: Clinical Neuropsychologist Dr. Lynn Kakos joined WakeMed Neuropsychology in 2015. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Kent State University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at the Baltimore VA Medical Center before joining WakeMed. Dr. Kakos provides neuropsychological assessment to adult patients with a variety of neurological diagnoses.

Event Details

Event Date 06-06-2018 5:30 pm
Event End Date 06-06-2018 7:00 pm
Registration Start Date 05-23-2018 12:00 am
Registered 28
Available place 15
Cut off date 06-05-2018 11:55 pm
Individual Price Free
Speaker Dr. Lynn Kakos
Number Hours 1.0
Leadership PDU Hours 1.0
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