WEBINAR: Memory and its impairments in clinical neuropsychology context

24.03.2023 bis 24.03.2023 - 09:00 bis 16:15 Uhr

Upon completion of the course, the student
- is able to describe the various sub-domains and sub-processes of memory
- masters the basic principles on how age affects memory performance
- perceives the interconnectedness of memory function with other cognitive functions
- recognises how different clinical conditions and brain dysfunctions affect the manifestation of memory impairment
- knows the types of methods used in clinical neuropsychology to assess memory function
- knows what interventions are available within clinical neuropsychology for memory disorders
- recognises the principle of evidence-based practice in clinical neuropsychology

- General overview: memory types and processes, their relationship to other cognitive domains, principles of neuropsychological assessment
- Memory in the lifespan, effect of age
- Prospective memory: theoretical concept, time-based and event-based prospective memory, evaluation
- Material specific memory impairment: verbal and visual processing, lateral dominance, diagnoses such as stroke
- Amnesia: classical typology, hippocampal involvement, frontal amnesias, diagnoses such as encephalitis
- Progressive memory diseases: mild cognitive impairment (MCI), diagnoses such as Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases
- Memory and psychological wellbeing: effect of mood, anxiety, sleep etc on memory in working age
- Memory training: neuropsychological rehabilitation, rehabilitation process, evidence-based practice, intervention efficacy on memory impairment

Seminar leader
Laura Hokkanen, professor of Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Helsinki, Finland

24.03.2023, 09.00 – 16.15

Webinar, Online via Zoom

Seminar fee
GNPÖ-Mitglieder       €160,-
BÖP-Mitglieder          €160,-
Nicht-Mitglieder         €192,-

Creditable to the curriculum
1.1 Neuropsychologische Syndrome (2 UE)
1.3 Funktionelle Neuroanatomie (2 UE)
1.4 Klinische Neurologie, Verfahren, Krankheitslehre (2 UE)
2.1 Neuropsychologische Testverfahren (2 UE)