Massachusetts Medical Society: Diagnosis, Treatment & Care of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias

Diagnosis, Treatment & Care of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias

Diagnosis, Treatment & Care of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias

Course Overview

Developed in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association

The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine (MA BORIM) has set forth a training requirement for physicians and other health care professionals who serve an adult population. This 5-part series aligns with MA BORIM’s requirement and exposes clinicians to prevention techniques, psychopharmological options and care planning for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias including patient centered approaches to communicating with the patient and their family.

This training series satisfies the requirements of MGL c. 112, s. 2.

Module 1: Diagnosis & Prevention
Module 2: Screening & Testing
Module 3: Non-Pharmacologic Management
Module 4: Pharmacologic Treatment
Module 5: Ongoing Care 

Intended Audience
Physicians and other health care professionals required to take Alzheimer's disease and related dementias training, and others interested in this topic.

Objectives
After participating in this activity, you should be able to:

  • Employ a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or other dementia
  • Describe non-pharmacological management options
  • Discuss pharmacological treatment, including psychopharmacological options
  • Identify the elements required for billing Care Planning under CPT Code 99483

Faculty
Brent P. Forester, MD, MSc
Lorraine D. Kermond, MSG, CDP
Edward R. Marcantonio, MD, SM
Daniel Press, MD
Susan Rowlett, LICSW

Course Fees
MMS Member Physician: $52.50
MMS Resident/Student Member: Free 
Non-MMS Member Physician: $105.00
Allied Health Professional: $42.00

Format & Estimated Time to Complete: Video/3.5 hours

Accreditation and Credit Information
Accreditation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

National Commission on Certification of Physicians Assistant (NCCPA).
Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 3.50 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

You must complete the exam at the end of the course to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Activity Term
Original Release Date: February 5, 2020
Review Date (s): N/A
Termination Date: February 5, 2023

System requirements:
Desktops/Laptops

Windows, XP, Vista, 7, 8
Mac OSX 10.6 higher
Most modern browsers including:
IE8,9,10
Firefox 18.0+
Chrome 26+
Safari 5+
Flash player is required for some Online CME courses.

Mobile/Tablet
iOS devices beginning with OS version 5 or higher (includes, iPhone, ipad and iTouch devices)
Android devices including tablets and phones.
Windows RT and tablets on Windows 8 are also supported.

 


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