This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of biochemists, geriatric psychiatrists, geriatric specialists, molecular and cell biologists, neurologists, neuroscientists, nurses, pharmacologists, primary care physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, radiologists and social workers involved in the research and/or care of people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
- Utilize advances in technology, including imaging and biomarkers to improve diagnosis and monitor disease progression in Alzheimer’s disease.
- Review data on current animal models for Alzheimer’s disease.
- Compare the pathophysiology of aging, Alzheimer’s disease and other geriatric syndromes.
- Identify potential targets for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
- Discuss recommendations for the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.
- Explain therapeutic breakthroughs in neurodegenerative disease.
- Identify emerging strategies likely to drive future advances in Alzheimer’s disease.
- Describe the impact of Alzheimer’s on individuals with the disease and their caregivers.
- Indicate how Alzheimer’s disease affects society as it relates to health economics.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) and the Alzheimer’s Association. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Psychology Sponsorship Statement
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PIM maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This program offers 28.0 continuing education credits for psychologists.
Nursing Continuing Education
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This educational activity for 28.0 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.
Social Worker Credit Designation
Course meets the qualifications for 28.0 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Science; Provider Number PCE5114.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in health care and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
A copy of the Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest report is available at the Continuing Education kiosk at onsite registration.
How to Claim Credit
Visit onsite registration if you need to purchase the certificate fee and receive a ticket. You may also purchase the certificate fee during registration and a ticket will be provided in your registration packet. Present the ticket to the Continuing Education kiosk, located in the registration area, to obtain information and instructions.
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