Sep 11, 2023
Alzheimer’s Disease: Part Two – Update in Treatment and Management
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Podcast: Alzheimer’s Disease: Part Two – Update in Treatment and Management   Evaluation and Credit:   Target Audience             This activity is targeted toward primary care and geriatric healthcare providers and advanced providers.   Statement of Need  Implementation of the latest screening tools for the diagnosis of patients with AD. Utilization of the most appropriate treatment options in the management of patients with AD, with an understanding of the application and efficacy of the newly FDA-approved medication options.   Objectives  At the conclusion of this offering, the participant will be able to: 
  1. Describe effective management and treatment options for patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD).
  2. Review the classes and efficacy of the medications used to manage AD.
  Moderator Greg Cooper, M.D., Ph.D Chief of Adult Neurology Medical Director, Memory Center Norton Neuroscience Institute Norton Healthcare  Louisville, Kentucky   Speaker K. Gregory Pugh, M.D., M.Sc. Geriatric Medicine Norton Neuroscience Institute Memory Center Norton Healthcare  Louisville, Kentucky   Moderator, Speaker and Planner Disclosures   The speaker, planners and moderator of this activity do not have any relevant relationships to disclose.    Commercial Support   There was no commercial support for this activity.    Physician Credits Accreditation  Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.   Designation  Norton Healthcare designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.     Nursing Credits Norton Healthcare Institute for Education and Development is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This continuing professional development activity has been approved for 0.50 contact hours. In order for nursing participants to obtain credits, they must claim attendance by attesting to the number of hours in attendance.     For more information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon, DNP, RN, SANE-A, AFN-BC at (502) 446-5889 or   Resources for Additional Study: Alzheimer's disease: Treatment Strategies and Their Limitations   Diet in the Prevention of Alzheimer’s disease: Current Knowledge and Future Research Requirements     Norton Healthcare, a not for profit health care system, is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. Five Louisville hospitals provide inpatient and outpatient general care as well as specialty care including heart, neuroscience, cancer, orthopedic, women’s and pediatric services. A strong research program provides access to clinical trials in a multitude of areas. More information about Norton Healthcare is available at     Date of Original Release |September 2023; Information is current as of the time of recording.  Course Termination Date | September 2025 Contact Information | Center for Continuing Medical, Provider, and Nursing Education; (502) 446-5955 or  
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