Applying Science to the Improved Diagnosis and Treatment of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease– Describe the most current understanding of the pathophysiology of AD, including risk factors. Utilize current criteria for the diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and AD. Discuss the differential diagnosis of MCI and dementia based on individual patients. List the common biomarkers for diagnosing AD. Review criteria for the staging of AD dementia. Discuss current and emerging treatment options for AD. Implement best practices for managing comorbid conditions, and managing treatment expectations.
0.75 Free AMA Pra CAT 1 CME for Physicians