About this event

  • Date and time Wed 5 May 2021 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Geriatrics and Gerontology

This is a four-part webinar series aiming to highlight characteristic cognitive features associated with normal ageing, mild cognitive impairment and various types of dementia.

Join this first session to recognise the effects of 'normal' from 'abnormal' ageing on cognitive functions and to appreciate the clinical presentation of various types of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia and multi-infarct dementia.

During this session, you'll be able to:

  • Appreciate the differences in neurocognition between normal ageing, mild cognitive impairment and dementia
  • Recognise the different presentations of common dementias, including Alzheimer's Dementia and multi-infarct dementia
  • Recognise the different presentations of less common dementias, including Lewy Body Dementia, frontotemporal dementia and other dementias

Visit the Geriatrics and Gerontology Section page to book for all 4 sessions of this series and use code 'GGP6063MULTIBUY' at checkout to get a 20% discount. Please note, you must be booked for all 4 sessions to be eligible for this discount.

A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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Standard pricing available until 05 May 2021.


RSM Member RSM Trainee RSM Student
£12.00 £9.00 £6.00

Non - Member

Non - Member Trainee Student
£20.00 £15.00 £10.00

Key speakers

Ronald C. Hamdy, MD, MTh, FRCP, FACP

Professor and Chair of Geriatric Medicine East Tennessee State University Johnson City, Tennessee, USA


View Programme

Welcome and introduction
Normal ageing, mild cognitive impairment and common dementias

Prof Ronald C. Hamdy, MD, MTh, FRCP, FACP, Professor of Medicine, Professor/Chair Geriatric Medicine, East Tennessee State University

Panel discussion



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Special rates for difficult times 

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.  

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