Overview

This comprehensive curriculum will equip you with the knowledge you need to earlier recognize, accurately diagnose, and appropriately treat patients with Alzheimer disease (AD). Across an array of formats, you will hear experts discuss strategies to mitigate the devastating effects of this progressive disease on patients and those who care for them. Finally, this education will leave you feeling optimistic about the exciting changes on the horizon for AD, including the emergence of potentially disease-modifying treatments, offering hope to clinicians and patients alike.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss strategies to promote the early detection of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia in appropriate patients
  • Review the diagnosis of Alzheimer Disease
  • Explore the mechanism of action and evidence supporting new and emerging disease-modifying therapies for Alzheimer disease (AD)
  • Consider which patients are most likely to benefit from these new and emerging disease-modifying therapies
  • Examine the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease (AD) and MCI due to AD, including the emerging role of biomarkers
  • Explore the evidence supporting new and emerging disease-modifying therapies for AD and consider which patients are most likely to benefit from these therapies
 

Courses

Faculty

Daniel Press, MD

Chief, Division of Cognitive Neurology
Associate Professor of Neurology,
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Marwan N. Sabbagh, MD, FAAN

Professor of Neurology, Alzheimer's and Memory Disorders Division
Barrow Neurological Institute
Research Professor, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix
Clinical Professor of Neurology, Creighton University

Gad A. Marshall, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Associate Medical Director of Clinical Trials
Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant in Neurology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Commercial Supporter

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Lilly

Education Partner

Pri-Med Institute


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