Scripps Alzheimer’s Care Conference

Join us February 10, 2018 in La Jolla, California!

The Scripps Health Alzheimer’s Care Conference is being offered to healthcare professionals who care for the patient with or at risk for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, in order to support them with the best in advanced tools for screening, evaluating, diagnosing and treating. 

Conference Location

The Schaetzel Center

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

9890 Genesee Ave

La Jolla, California 92037


Course Overview

The Scripps Health Alzheimer’s Care Conference is being offered to healthcare professionals who care for the patient with or at risk for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, in order to support them with the best in advanced tools for screening, evaluating, diagnosing and treating. The care conference addresses statistical national and local trends in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, focusing on prevalence, mortality, cost and burden to healthcare providers and caregivers. The latest in innovative standardized screening methods and evaluation protocols will be highlighted, to equip healthcare providers with the resources needed for frontline management of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Alzheimer’s and related dementia expertise at Scripps is evident in the quality of interdisciplinary health care professionals presenting information to enhance patient care across the continuum. Content will include a comprehensive overview of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and the most up-to-date screening, evaluation and treatment options.

Educational Objectives

After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the incidence and prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in the United States and San Diego County.
  • List the reversible and non-reversible factors related to Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias.
  • Recognize the warning signs for cognitive impairment.
  • Utilize tools to develop screening process for cognitive impairment utilizing a standard algorithm.
  • Describe the standard diagnostic workup to evaluate patients with cognitive impairment.
  • Discuss the DICE approach for disease management of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
  • Identify resources available for screening, evaluation and disease management of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Accreditation and Disclosures

Physicians

Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


Scripps Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Nurses

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of re-licensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. The majority of state boards accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ as meeting continuing education requirements for license renewal. Nurses should check with their state’s Board of Registered Nursing regarding use of CME credit.


Commercial Support

This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry, in accordance with ACCME accreditation Standards for Commercial Support. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity.


Cultural and Linguistic Competency

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires that all CME activities comprising a patient care element include curriculum addressing the topic of cultural and linguistic competency. The intent of this bill is to ensure that health care professionals are able to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through effective and appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area. A variety of resources are available that address cultural and linguistic competency, some of which can be found in the Cultural & Linguistic Competency Resource Guide.

Event details
Date Time
Sat, Feb 10th, 2018 - Sat, Feb 10th, 2018 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.