29th Annual Alzheimer's Disease Research Symposium
June 18, 2015 - June 19, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: improve recognition and diagnosis of pre-clinical MCI and various types of dementias; identify advances in technology, including imaging and biomarkers to improve diagnosis and monitor disease progression in Alzheimer's disease; compare the pathophysiology of aging, Alzheimer's disease, delirium, depression, and other geriatric syndromes; identify potential targets for treatment of Alzheimer's; discuss recommendations for the decreasing risk of developing dementia; explain therapeutic breakthroughs in neurodegenerative disease; identify emerging strategies likely to drive future advances in Alzheimer's; provide improved and appropriate levels of care for patients with late stage dementia; define and describe appropriate action related to legal issues experienced by dementia patients and families; cite the currently emerging research evidence in the diagnosis and treatment of dementia; and define steps in the differential diagnosis in Alzheimer's type dementia including current strategies of management.
Maryville College - Clayton Center
Target Audience: FM & IM Phys, Neurologists, Psychiatrists, APN's, PA's, Psychologists, Nurses, Med/Nursing Students, Nursing Home Adm, Social Workers
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 15.00; Attendance Credit - 15.00