Alzheimer’s Disease and Cognitive Deficits


About the Course:
The purpose of this activity is to provide physicians with information regarding optimal evidence-based care for patients with cognitive impairments related to Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). The activity describes the definitions, differential diagnosis, and risk factors for AD and other forms of dementia, provides guidance on screening and evaluation, and summarizes current evidence for both non-pharmacological and pharmacological management of cognitive impairment.

Learning Objectives:
Completion of this course will better enable the course participant to:

  • Differentiate characteristics of cognitive decline associated with AD versus normal age-related memory loss and decline and apply appropriate diagnostic strategies.
  • Identify potential risk factors for AD along with factors which may exacerbate the disease.
  • Discuss effective non-pharmacologic strategies for patient management.
  • Discuss effective pharmacologic strategies for patient management..

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

Designation Statement
InforMed designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) information can be viewed here: MOC Recognition Page