Cognitive Function in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Session Type: ARHP Concurrent Sessions
Tuesday, November 8, 2011: 7:30 AM-8:30 AM
W192b (McCormick Place West)
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Session Overview:
This session will describe cognitive function in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Evaluation and treatment of patients with cognitive dysfunction related to systemic lupus erythematosus will be provided. Research in cognitive function in systemic lupus erythematosus will also be discussed

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • describe cognitive function in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
  • define the role of depression in the cognitive dysfunction of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
  • review the proper cognitive evaluation of a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus
  • identify potential treatment options for the various scenarios of cognitive dysfunction in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
  • outline future research in the area of cognitive function in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus

Moderator: Mary-Beth Coty, PhD, RN, University of Louisville
Talks:
7:30 AM
Robin L. Brey, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX
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