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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 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 1.25 Contact Hours.

Acknowledgment of Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Fujirebio.

Clinical Consultations™: Optimizing Early Diagnosis and Management of Alzheimer Disease Through Emerging Assessments and Therapies

Release Date: April 20, 2021
Expiration Date: April 20, 2022

Activity Overview

This Clinical Consultations™ is a video-based program in which two experts use a case-based approach to discuss opportunities for earlier diagnosis and management of Alzheimer disease. In this activity the faculty focus on current and emerging diagnostic strategies that may allow for lifestyle interventions and earlier treatment to slow progression of Alzheimer disease. This engaging format is designed to help clinicians identify best practices in the diagnosis and management of Alzheimer disease and to improve outcomes for their patients with this disease.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Fujirebio.

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 activity is intended for primary care physicians, geriatric specialists, and neurologists, as well as physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses involved in the diagnosis and management of Alzheimer disease.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify pathophysiologic hallmarks of Alzheimer disease
  • Describe the role of beta-amyloid related neuroimaging in emerging Alzheimer disease diagnostic and treatment paradigms
  • Discuss new and emerging strategies for early identification of patients at risk for Alzheimer disease
  • Apply multidisciplinary management and shared decision making to improve long-term patient outcomes

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures

The staff of Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities.

Chair

Marwan N. Sabbagh, MD, FAAN, CCRI
Marwan N. Sabbagh, MD, FAAN, CCRI
Director
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Las Vegas, NV
Clinical Professor
Department of Neurology, University of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV

Disclosures: Grant/Research Support: NIH, Keep Memory Alive Foundation. Consultant: Alzheon, Neurotrope, Biogen, Cortexyme, Danone, Regeneron, Roche-Genentech, Stage 2 Innovations, Acadia. Speaker's Bureau: Health and Wellness Partners and Joyce Knapp Communications. Stock/ Shareholder: Brain Health Inc, NeuroReserve, NeuroTau, Optimal Cognitive Health Company, uMethod Health, Versanum, Athira.

Faculty

Babak Tousi, MD, FACP
Babak Tousi, MD, FACP
Head, Clinical Trials Program
Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, Neurological Institute Cleveland Clinic
Associate Professor Neurology and Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine- CWRU
Cleveland, OH

Disclosures: Grant/Research Support: Biogen, Eisai, Roche, Avanir, Green Valley. Consultant: Biogen Idec, Eisai, Bracket. Speaker's Bureau: Biogen.

PER® mitigated all COI for faculty, staff, and planners prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.

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 health care 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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