About this course

  • Released: 05/24/2022
  • Expires: 05/24/2025

 

CLINICAL TRAJECTORIES AT THE END OF LIFE IN AUTOPSY- CONFIRMED DEMENTIA PATIENTS WITH ALZHEIMER DISEASE AND LEWY BODIES PATHOLOGIES

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of the article by Gu et al, the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss how five-year survival rates differed in patients with dementia and either Alzheimer disease (AD) or Lewy body (DLB) neuropathologic changes in this study
  • Describe how measures of cognition and functional status were or were not correlated among patients with dementia and AD or DLB neuropathologic changes in this study
  • Describe how the rate of cognitive decline, as measured by Mini Mental Status Examination scores, differed among patients with dementia and AD or DLB neuropathologic changes in this study

CORE COMPETENCIES:

The article by Gu et al covers the following core competency:
  • Medical Knowledge

AUTHOR DISCLOSURES:

Refer to listing above the references in each article.

 

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ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

MISSION STATEMENT/PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

After evaluating a specific article published in Neurology, participants in the CME activity should be able to demonstrate an increase in, or affirmation of, their knowledge of clinical medicine. Participants should be able to evaluate the appropriateness of the clinical information as it applies to the provision of patient care.

PARTICIPANTS

This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.

AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DISCLOSURES

CME Journal Editors: James W.M. Owens, Jr., MD, PhD: Scientific Advisory Boards: Member of data safety monitoring board, RaSURE study, AADi Bioscience, Inc. Funding for travel or speaker honoraria: Honoraria, Program Director, AAN Annual Meeting. Editorial Boards: CME Editor, Neurology and Adam Kelly, MD: Editorial Boards: Neurology, CME editor, ongoing since January 2016. Other activities: Question writing for American Academy of Neurology activities, including Continuum. AAN staff members editing the test (K. Aman Ramm, H. McNiff) have no disclosures. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

This CME program receives no commercial support.

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