Overview

Alzheimer's Association Greater Dallas presents information and education on the neuroscience of early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia  – specifically with regard to breakthroughs in biomarkers, imaging, prevention, and the ethical considerations of all. The morning sessions and keynote luncheon are designed to meet the educational needs of neurologists, psychiatrists, internal medicine and family practitioners, and other health care professionals (MDs, DOs, NPs, PAs, clinical nurse specialists, etc.) who are involved in the assessment and care of patients with cognitive impairment. The luncheon and afternoon session are open to non-professional caregivers and community members seeking education and support.

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Speakers

Emily Rogalski, PhD


Research Associate Professor Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center (CNADC) Northwestern Medicine - Feinberg School of Medicine Chicago, Illinois
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Tiffany Chow, MD


Professor of Clinical Neurology Keck School of Medicine at USC Health Sciences Campus San Diego, California
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Claudia Padilla, MD


Medical Director for Research Assistant Professor of Neurology Texas A&M College of Medicine Dallas, Texas
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Joyce Edwards, LMSW


Director Client Care Home Care Assistance Dallas, Texas
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Liana Apostolova, MD


Barbara and Peer Baekgaard Professor in Alzheimer's Disease Research Professor in Neurology, Radiology, Medical and Molecular Genetics Indiana University Indianapolis, Indiana
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Richard Isaacson, MD


Director, Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic Weill Cornell Memory Disorders Program Director, Neurology Residency Training Program Weill Cornell Medicine New York, New York
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Anton Porsteinsson, MD


Professor Department of Neurology, Memory Care University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester, New York
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Accreditation

CPE

ACPEThe University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned UANs 0845-9999-18-001-L01-P, 0845-9999-18-002-L01-P, 0845-9999-18-003-L01-P, 0845-9999-18-004-L01-P, 0845-9999-18-005-L01-P, 0845-9999-18-007-L01-P, and 0845-9999-18-006-L01-P and will award 4.75 contact hours (0.475 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes signing in at registration, attending the entire session for which credit is claimed, completing the activity evaluation and requesting credit online at conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. UNTHSC complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.

Physicians

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 4.75 hour of AOA Category 2A CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, and Alzheimer's Association, Greater Dallas Chapter. The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge

Counselor

Texas LPC CEU

University of North Texas Health Science Center is an approved provider, number 2022, by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. This activity is approved for 4.75 CEU credits/4.75 clock hours.

PT

UNT Health Science Center is accredited by Texas Physical Therapy Association, Provider 1810035TX. This activity is approved for 4.75 CCUs for PTs and PTAs.

For successful completion, a participant must attend the program, complete the evaluation, and request credit online at conclusion of the activity.

The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

Acknowledgement

This activity is jointly provided by the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Alzheimer's Association, Greater Dallas Chapter.

Fees to Attend

Continuing Education Before December 15, 2017 After December 15, 2017
Physicians $200.00 $250.00
Nurses $80.00 $100.00
Other Healthcare Professionals $48.00 $60.00
Non-Healthcare Professionals $35.00 $35.00