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CE EVENTS

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION UNVEILS FREE CE PROGRAMS WITH LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN DEMENTIA CARE

The Alzheimer’s Association is now offering several free continuing education activities — designed for, and by, interdisciplinary medical teams and scientific professionals — to provide the most up-to-date information on the latest developments in this fast-changing field. Activities span a range of topics such as the role of various screening protocols and treatment options, to risk factors among diverse populations and how age of onset impacts clinical management strategies.

COURSES:

Modifiable Risk Factors for Dementia Microlearning Series (CME, CNE) This four-part microlearning series will address lifestyle and behaviors that may reduce the risk of developing dementia. This series will outline evidence-based, risk reduction interventions for dementia focused on: (1) Physical Activity (2) Diabetes/Obesity (3) Vascular Risks and (4) Tobacco Use. These modules are provided by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Alzheimer’s Association. Estimated time to complete activities: 15 minutes and .25 credit hours per module.

Dementia Clinical Care Education Series (CME, CNE, CE) This four-part continuing education series outlines strategies and real-world case studies for dementia care including: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Assessment and Mild Cognitive Impairment. These modules are provided by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Alzheimer's Association. Estimated time to complete activities: 20-25 minutes and 0.5 credit hours per module.

Dementia Clinical Care Foundations (CME, CNE, CE) This three-part video series addresses core concepts of dementia care Including: (1) Screening (2) Diagnosis and Treatment and (3) Person-Centered Approaches to Dementia Behavior Management.

Tau Primer 2024 CME, CNE Research experts in the field discuss various topics related to Tau Biomarkers; including a clinical overview, drug development, risk and environmental factors, genetics, molecular and cell biology.

Visit alz.org/CME to view additional continuing education courses.

Online Dementia Care Training and Certification
Program From Alzheimer's Association (3 CEs)

The Alzheimer's Association has created a new online teaching program -- essentiALZ -- that provides training and certification for those caring for individuals with dementia. The three-hour online program is self-paced and features videos and interactive activities to educate professional care workers on current evidence-based, person-centered practices to care for individuals living with dementia.

 

The program covers five topic areas including the basics of Alzheimer’s and dementia, person-centered care, assessment and care planning, activities of daily living, and communication changes and dementia-related behavior. Individual caregivers can purchase the program for $59.99 and receive six-month access to the program, a certification and exam and three contact hours accredited by Rush University Medical Center.

 

For more information about the program, visit alz.org/esstiALZ.

Para acceder a la formación y certificación de español, visita alz.org/essentiALZespanol.

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