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The new patient experience at the Penn Memory Center consists of two appointments; an initial comprehensive evaluation visit, approximately 90 minutes in length, followed approximately four to six weeks later by diagnostic follow up visit, approximately 60 minutes in length.
Within several weeks of the initial evaluation visit, (after results of cognitive, laboratory and/or other testing and exams such as MRI have been received) a one-hour diagnostic follow-up visit is held.
At this time, the physician and a health educator will review with the patient and family the results of all testing and other diagnostic measures. He or she will explain the diagnosis and how it was reached. He or she will also outline a treatment/care plan as needed, and answer patient and family questions.
Following the physician consultation portion of the visit, the patient and family will meet with dedicated members of our care team, who provide ample patient and family education, counseling, and support at this visit. A comprehensive take-home packet of information on the diagnosis, related topics, and research studies for which the patient may be eligible is provided. Information on particular Penn Memory Center classes, groups, or other offerings which may be helpful is also made available.