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Therapeutic Decisions in Alzheimer's Disease
0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Outline the steps that are important in arriving at an accurate and clear diagnosis of dementia, and educate patients and their families on the process
Identify patients who are candidates to participate in Alzheimer's Disease research and discuss with them the importance of participation
This educational program is conceived and credited in accordance with ACCME's Essential Areas and Policies, including the 2004 Updated Standards for Commercial Support. Pri-Med faculty hail from a variety of institutions and participate in content development, along with Pri-Med Institute's Advisory Boards and its expert review partners, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Tufts Health Care Institute. All final decisions about program content are the responsibility of Pri-Med Institute.
||AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
||Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
||Pri-Med Institute designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty and Editorial Board
Jeffery L. Cummings, MD, Director, Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research, University of California, Los Angeles
Christopher Drury, MA
Financial Disclosure Statement(s)
Dr Cummings is a consultant for Abbott; Acadia; Accera; Adamas; Astellas; Avanir; Bristol-Myers Squibb; CoMentis; Eisai; Elan; EnVivo; Forest; GlaxoSmithKline; Janssen; Lilly; Lundbeck; Medivation; Merck; Merz; Myriad; Neuren; Novartis; Noven; Pfizer; Prana; reMYND; Schering-Plough; Sonexa; Takeda; Toyama; and Wyeth. Dr Cummings is on the speakers’ bureaus for Eisai; Forest; Janssen; Lundbeck; Merz; Novartis; and Pfizer.
The content collaborators at Pri-Med Institute have no financial relationships to disclose.
Mr Drury has no financial relationships to disclose.
Eisai and Forest Pharmaceuticals
Instructions for Obtaining Credit:
Complete this activity. Answer the questions in the attached posttest and evaluation. Click on "claim credit" and follow the instructions to print out the credit certificate.
Computer System Requirements:
The opinions, ideas, and recommendations expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty only and are not necessarily endorsed, nor do they necessarily reflect, those of their affiliated institutions, Pri-Med Institute, Pri-Med Institute Advisory Boards and Consultants, or M|C Communications, LLC.
Clinical judgment must guide each clinician in weighing the possible risks, benefits, or contraindications of any diagnostics, interventions or treatments discussed. Clinicians should review manufacturers’ product information and consider these with the recommendations of other authorities when applying the assessment and/or clinical management strategies discussed in this activity to the care of their patients.