17th Annual Update in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Statement of Need
Every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's disease. It is estimated that 5.7 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's dementia, with the number growing to 7.1 million Americans by 2025. There is a heightened need for healthcare professionals, as well as policymakers, to address the increasing prevalence of Alzheimer's disease in an aging society. The goal of this conference is to improve the diagnostic and therapeutic capability of healthcare professionals who care for persons living with dementia and their caregivers. Source: 2018 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures, Alzheimer's Association
Elements of Competence
This activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties areas of patient care and procedural skills, and medical knowledge. This activity also focuses on the interprofessional competencies of roles/responsibilities, and teams/teamwork.
This activity is intended for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, neurologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, psychologists, social workers, physician assistants, occupational and speech therapists, researchers, case managers and other healthcare professionals who diagnose, treat and manage Alzheimer's disease and related disorders in diverse populations.
- Identify cutting-edge approaches to the diagnosis of Alzheimer's dementia and related disorders across diverse communities.
- Describe evidence based, culturally tailored care management strategies for patients with cognitive disorders.
- Identify effective strategies to support and engage caregivers of persons living with dementia.
Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute Conference Committee
|In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) and the Wisconsin Geriatric Education Center. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.|
Credit Designation Statements
American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) & Iowa Board of Nursing
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 ANCC and Iowa contact hours. The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350. A copy of the evaluation may be sent to the Iowa Board of Nursing, 400 SW 8th Street, Suite B, Des Moines, IA 50309.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 1.5 continuing education units (CEUs) or 10.5 hours.
- 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 10.50 ANCC Contact Hours
- 10.50 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
- 10.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours