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Dementia Training for Healthcare Providers

Detecting & Diagnosing Pre-Clinical Alzheimer's and Mild Cognitive Impairment

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: Kentucky Clinic K-116
Presenter: Greg Jicha, MD, PhD

Continuing education credits will be provided!

Registration is required by September 25, 2013 There is NO registration fee to attend this activity!
Contact Hardin Stevens at 859-257-1510 or OVARGEC@uky.edu Please indicate if you need special accommodations at least two weeks before the program date.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the diagnostic criteria for pre-clinical Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment.
  2. Identify the different biomarker screenings tests for the detection of pre-clinical Alzheimer’s and mild cognitive impairment.
  3. Explain the cognitive continuum of degenerative diseases that cause dementia.
  4. Distinguish between the clinical profiles of pre-clinical Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment.

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

*If you are unable to attend the live session, the video recording will be available for viewing at a later date with continuing education credit on www.cecentral.com/dementia

The CE Central website also offers free webinars with CE/CME credit from Dr. Jicha’s Alzheimer’s disease trainings presented in this series during 2012-2013.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR UPCOMING PROGRAMS!

These programs will take place at 6:00—7:30pm EST / 5:00—6:30pm CST on the following dates:

  • December 5, 2013: “Promoting Brain Health Activities and Preventing Memory Problems in Later Life”
  • February 6, 2014: “Safety Precautions in Older Patients: Medications, Driving Risks, and Home Environment”
  • April 3, 2014: “Recognizing Medical Disorders that Mimic Dementia”

Accreditation Statements

Medicine
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Edu- cation through the joint sponsorship of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, the Ohio Valley Appalachia Regional Geriatric Education Center, the Kentucky and Appalachia Public Health Training Center, and the Alzheimer's Association.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA
Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim 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.

Nursing
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 1.5 ANCC contact hours.

The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) approves The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing (UKCON) as a provider as well. ANCC and KBN approval of a continuing nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content nor commercial sponsors. This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 1.8 KBN contact hours. Provider #: 3-0008-01-18- 585. In order to receive credit, participants complete CNE activity, complete the evaluation form and submit a credit application online. Certificates may be printed once the evaluation is completed.

Social Work
Pending approval from the KY Board of Social Work.

Nursing Home Administration
Pending approval from the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators.

Other
UK Healthcare CE Central certifies this activity for 1.5 hours of participation.

Disclosures
All faculty members of continuing education activities sponsored by the University of Kentucky Colleges of Medicine and Nursing are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of their presentation. Detailed faculty disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to presentations.

The planning committee reserves the right to cancel or make substitutions in this activity.

This training was partially supported by OVAR/GEC grant number UB4HP19051 from the
Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Contents are solely the responsibility of the presenters and do not necessarily represent the official views of HRSA.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer