Accreditation/Credit Designation

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16669, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Biogen and Eisai Inc.

Advances in™ Treating Alzheimer Disease: An Update on the Search for Disease-Modifying Therapies

Release Date: July 15, 2020
Expiration Date: July 15, 2021

Activity Overview

This online educational activity is designed to provide expert interpretation of new and emerging data on the treatment of Alzheimer disease (AD), with a forward-looking perspective on how new and novel agents might impact clinical practice. The epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, emerging biomarkers, current and emerging treatment strategies, and multidisciplinary approach to AD management will be presented in a multimedia format, including a series of video interviews with expert thought leaders integrated into text-based learning elements.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Biogen and Eisai Inc.

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  1. Complete the activity (including pre- and post-activity assessments).
  2. Answer the evaluation questions.
  3. Request credit using the drop-down menu.

You may immediately download your certificate.


Target Audience

This online educational activity is directed toward neurologists, primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurses specializing in neurologic disorders.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Differentiate neurodegenerative changes that are considered the hallmarks of AD compared with other neurodegenerative disorders
  • Integrate screening and diagnostic protocols into clinical practice to ensure differential diagnosis and early detection of AD
  • Analyze key data on new and emerging treatment options for AD to properly educate patients and caregivers
  • Implement team-based strategies to improve coordination of care for patients with AD

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures

In accordance with ACCME Guidelines, PER® has identified and resolved all COI for faculty, staff, and planners prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.

Faculty

Richard S. Isaacson, MD, FAAN
Richard S. Isaacson, MD, FAAN
Director, Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic
Associate Professor of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medicine & NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY

Disclosures: Richard S. Isaacson, MD, FAAN has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Stephen Salloway, MD, MS
Stephen Salloway, MD, MS
Director; Memory and Aging Program
Chief of Neurology, Butler Hospital
Professor of Neurology and Martin M. Zucker Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Providence, RI

Disclosures: Grant/Research Support: Roche, Eli Lilly; Consultant: Roche, Biogen, Eli Lilly, Germway, Amgen, AVID Bioservices.

The staff of Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC (PER®) have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Learners are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this accredited activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a healthcare professional relative to diagnostic, treatment, or management options for a specific patient’s medical condition. The opinions expressed in the content are solely those of the individual faculty members and do not reflect those of PER® or any company that provided commercial support for this activity.


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