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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Unfolding the Future of Alzheimer's Disease: What Primary Care Physicians Should Know

  • Authors: Martin R. Farlow, MD; Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH; Wiesje M. van der Flier, PhD; Bruno Dubois, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 5/9/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 5/9/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.50 ABIM MOC points

    Nurses - 0.50 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0.25 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for internal medicine physicians, family medicine physicians, geriatricians, Alzheimer's disease (AD) specialists, neurologists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants caring for patients with AD.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to discuss new developments in the recognition and management of Alzheimer's disease (AD).

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Pathological clinical continuum of AD
    • Recent advances in diagnostic strategies for AD
    • Latest data on emerging therapies for AD


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Faculty

  • Martin R. Farlow, MD

    Professor of Neurology
    Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Martin R. Farlow, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Allergan; Avanir; AZTherapies; Biogen MA; Cognition Therapeutics; Cortexyme; Danone; Eisai; Eli Lilly & Company; Gemvax; Green Valley; Longeveron; MedAvante; Merck; Otsuka Pharmaceutical; Proclara; Neurotrope Bioscience; Samumed (now Biosplice Therapeutics, Inc.); Takeda; Vaccinex; Vaxxinity; vTv Therapeutics; Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceuticals
    Research funding from: Abbvie; Accera; ADCS Posiphen; Eisai; Eli Lilly; Genentech; Novartis; Suven Life Sciences; vTv Therapeutics
    Contracted researcher for: Abbvie; Accera; ADCS Posiphen; Eisai; Eli Lilly; Genentech; Novartis; Suven Life Sciences; vTv Therapeutics

  • Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

    Professor of Family Medicine
    Boston University School of Medicine
    Boston, Massachusetts, United States

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Abbvie; Acadia Pharmaceuticals; Allergan Pharmaceuticals; Eisai; Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Takeda

  • Wiesje M. van der Flier, PhD

    Scientific Director
    Alzheimer Center Amsterdam
    Amsterdam UMC
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Wiesje M. van der Flier, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Independent contractor for: Biogen MA, Inc.
    Consultant or advisor for: Biogen MA, Inc.; Oxford Health Policy Forum CIC; Roche
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Biogen MA, Inc.; Danone; Eisai
    Research funding from: ABOARD; Avid; Biogen MA, Inc.; Combinostics; Fujifilm; Life-MI; Health-Holland; Novartis NL; Philips; Roche BV; Topsector Life Sciences & Health; ZonMW

  • Bruno Dubois, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    Sorbonne University
    Paris, France

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Bruno Dubois, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Biogen France; Qynapse
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Eisai France
    Research funding from: Merck Sharp & Dohme; Roche

Editor

  • Frances McFarland, PhD, MA

    Associate Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Frances McFarland, PhD, MA, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.


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    For Nurses

  • Awarded 0.50 contact hour(s) of nursing continuing professional development for RNs and APNs; 0.25 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.

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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Unfolding the Future of Alzheimer's Disease: What Primary Care Physicians Should Know

Authors: Martin R. Farlow, MD; Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH; Wiesje M. van der Flier, PhD; Bruno Dubois, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 5/9/2022

Valid for credit through: 5/9/2023

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to discuss new developments in the recognition and management of Alzheimer's disease (AD).

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.

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