Continuing Medical Education Information
This activity will address the importance of screening, diagnosis and treatment of dementia. Education will also focus on current treatment protocols including medications and emerging research.
Statement of Need: Over 30 million people worldwide live with dementia. 1 in 3 seniors will die of dementia/Alzheimer’s. Primary care professionals are key to the early identification of Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive impairments. Brain health discussions and screenings are critical to earlier diagnosis and treatment. However, many PCP’s lack knowledge of standard protocols on engagement, screening and treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s.
- Describe symptoms of dementia.
- Describe how to integrate discussions on brain health and cognitive screenings into patient visits.
- Compare Alzheimer’s and dementia.
- Recognize how diagnosis affects the brain
- Describe current treatments that can address some of the symptoms of the disease
- Describe emerging research
Disclosure: All planners and speaker disclose that they have no relevant relationships with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Commercial Support: There is no commercial support associated with this activity.
Accreditation and Designation:
The Kentucky Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Kentucky Medical Association designates this enduring material activity for 1.oo AMA PRA Category 1 credit.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Alzheimer’s Association Resources:
Build a Better Brain at Any Age by Dr. Sanjay Gupta
Estimated Time to Complete: This module will take approximately 1 hour to complete.
Method of Participation Used: Participants will view and listen to a recorded lecture while simultaneously viewing slides.
Hardware/Software Requirements: High speed internet connection
Meeting Planner: Miranda Mosley, Rachel Crouch
Faculty: Greg Cooper, M.D., PhD
Moderator: Monalisa Tailor, M.D.
Provider Contact Information: Miranda Mosley, Kentucky Medical Association
Copyright: There is no copyright associated with this activity
Release Date: March 2023
Termination Date: March 2024