VIDEO: Update on Alzheimer's Disease for the Primary Care Provider
Date Recorded: 8/10/2016
Last Day to Register: 8/12/2018
Instructional Hours: 1.00
Online Evaluation: Available 8/10/20168/10/2018
Post-Test?Yes (75% or better to pass)
*For on-demand programs with a post test, you must score 75% or higher and complete the online evaluation before the evaluation close date to receive credit.
Disclosure Statement: In accordance with the ACCME Essentials and Standards, anyone involved in planning or presenting at this
educational activity is required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the
healthcare industry. This information will be provided to the audience prior to the start of this CME activity.
Speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices are asked to disclose
that information at the beginning of their presentation.
Description: This SCHOOLS presentation is the sister tele-presentation to the article in the latest issue of Progressnotes, MUSC’s medical magazine. Join MUSC Health neurologist David G. Clark, M.D., and J. Sam Wiley, Jr. of the Alzheimer’s Association for an update on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) for the primary care provider. Topics to be discussed include screening tools for AD, tips for differentiating dementia due to AD from other types of dementia, community resources that are available for patients with AD and their caregivers, and pharmacological and nonpharmacological management of AD.
Handouts: No handouts are currently available.

Accreditations and Pricing

AccreditationsConsortium MembersAll Others 
Physicians $0.00 $0.00
Medical University of South Carolina Office of CMEThe Medical University of South Carolina designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All other participants $0.00 $0.00
Area Health Education ConsortiumThis program provides 1 CEUs by South Carolina AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
Non-MD/DO Providers That Require CME Certified Programs (PA's, PharmD's, etc.) $0.00 $0.00
Medical University of South Carolina Office of CMEThe Medical University of South Carolina will award 0.1 CEU(s) (equivalent to 1 contact hour(s)) for full time attendance. (1 contact hour equals .1 CEU)


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Describe how to perform a 5-minute cognitive assessment, identifying preferred screening methods, as part of an annual wellness examination for Medicare and other patients aged 65 and older.
Give examples of the community resources available to AD patients and their caregivers and summarize how to access them.
 Recognize the importance of monitoring for behavioral problems and summarize the non-pharmacological and  pharmacological options for managing them.

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