Addressing the Challenges in Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosis and Management: Tapping into the Power of Collaborative Peer-focused Education
Presented by: Johns Hopkins School University of Medicine
Release Date: May 25, 2023
Expiration Date: May 25, 2024
Estimated time to complete this activity: 3 hours and 15 minutes. This activity has been approved for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Fees and Prerequisites: There are no fees or prerequisites.
Acknowledgment of Commercial Support: Supported by an independent educational grant from Lilly.
This activity is intended to meet the educational needs of a multidisciplinary group of care providers involved in the diagnosis and management of AD, including neurologists, dementia specialists, geriatricians, geriatric psychiatrists, radiologists, and primary care clinicians.
After participating in this activity, learners will demonstrate the ability to:
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Statement of Need
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the leading cause of cognitive impairment and dementia in older individuals (≥ 65 years) throughout the world. In the United States (U.S.), more than 6 million individuals carry this diagnosis, with many yet to be diagnosed. AD follows a prolonged, progressive disease course that begins with pathophysiological changes years before any clinical manifestations are observed. Individuals harboring such changes may have no symptoms or may exhibit clinical manifestations varying from memory lapses to severe and debilitating loss of memory and cognitive function. There are several clinical gaps including the use of biomarkers in AD diagnosis, knowledge of new and emerging disease-modifying treatments, and multidisciplinary care coordination in early AD. Through an interactive educational initiative bringing together AD experts and clinicians involved in AD care, we aim to educate all those involved to improve the care of patients with early AD.
Johns Hopkins Faculty:
Muhammad Haroon Burhanullah, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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