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Breaking News On the Horizon: How Close Are We to Curing Alzheimer’s?

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.75
    • CNE: 1.80
    • Other: 1.75
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Jun 18, 2015
  • Expires: Jun 12, 2021
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)  45 Minutes
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Faculty

James E.  Galvin James E. Galvin, MD, MPH, FANA
Professor, Neurology, Psychiatry and Population Health
Director, Clinical Operations, Comprehensive Center on Brain Aging
Director, Pearl Barlow Center for Memory Evaluation and Treatment
Associate Director, Alzheimer Disease Center
The Center for Cognitive Neurology
New York, New York

Gregory A.  Jicha Gregory A. Jicha, MD, PhD
Professor, Neurology
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Sanders-Brown Center on Aging
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, Kentucky

Marwan N.  Sabbagh Marwan N. Sabbagh, MD
Director, Banner Sun Health Research Institute
Professor, Neurology
University of Arizona
Associate Director, Arizona Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Sun City, Arizona

Needs Statement

Health care providers need a comprehensive update covering the latest developments in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease including current FDA-approved treatment options, latest trends in clinical research for the prevention and treatment, and the risks and benefits of clinical trial research participation for patients and families.

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Nursing Home Administrators, Home Health Providers, and other health care professionals.

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational acitivity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify current FDA-approved treatment options for patients with Alzheimer’s disease
  • Discuss the latest trends in clinical research for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Discuss the risks and benefits of clinical trial research participation for patients and families

Accreditation

CME
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 the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Ohio Valley Appalachia Regional Geriatric Education Center, Kentucky and Appalachia Public Health Training Center, and Alzheimer's Association. The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Interpersonal and communication skills

IOM Competencies

  • Provide patient-centered care

IPE Competencies

  • Interprofessional Communication

CNE
The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 1.80 ANCC contact hours.

Provider #: 3-0008-01-18-706. In order to receive credit, participants complete this CNE activity and submit a credit application and evaluation form online. Certificates may be printed once the evaluation is completed.

Other
UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 1.75 hours of participation.

Faculty Disclosure

Gregory A. Jicha, MD (speaker and planner) has relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as follows:
Eisai - Contract research - Payment for services
Eli Lilly - Contract research - Payment for services
Toyoma - Contract research - Payment for services

No other speakers or planners have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The material presented in this course represents information obtained from the scientific literature as well as the clinical experiences of the speakers. In some cases, the presentations might include discussion of investigational agents and/or off-label indications for various agents used in clinical practice. Speakers will inform the audience when they are discussing investigational and/or off-label uses.

Acknowledgement

This activity is jointly provided by the University of Kentucky, Ohio Valley Appalachia Regional Geriatric Education Center, Kentucky and Appalachia Public Health Training Center, and Alzheimer's Association.

In collaboration with UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging.

Review Date

6/12/18