Mass General Brigham Optimizing the Care of Patients with Alzheimer's, Related Dementias, and Delirium

Program Description

The goal of this activity is eLearning for MDs and APPs across Mass General Brigham to support Dementia and Alzheimer's education and to meet MA Board of Registration in Medicine Licensure Requirements.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for Physicians, NPs, PAs, who treat adult patients, or potentially interact with adults in the care environment (e.g. parents/care givers in pediatrics) across Mass General Brigham.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. State the prevalence and impact of Alzheimer's disease, related dementias, and delirium in the United States.
  2. Recognize the history, signs, and symptoms of patients with Alzheimer's disease, related dementias, and delirium to support diagnoses and appropriate care.
  3. Document the next steps with patients with newly diagnosed or progressing Alzheimer's disease, related dementias, and delirium.
  4. Treat patients and supporting caregivers with respect, confirming decision-making, advance care planning, and medication.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 


Sharon Levine, MD - Course Director
Section Head, Geriatric Medicine, Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Maura Kennedy, MD
Chief, Division of Geriatric Emergency Medicine,
Massachusetts General Hospital;
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine,
Harvard Medical School

Melissa Mattison, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Christine Seel Ritchie, MD
Director, Mongan Institute Center for Aging and Serious Illness
Massachusetts General Hospital

Suzanne M. Turner
Senior Program Manager, Senior Program Manager, Physician Leadership & Professional Development
Practice Improvement Division
Mass General Brigham

Disclosure Summary of Relevant Financial Relationships

The following planners reported no relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company:
Maura Kennedy, MD
Sharon Levine, MD
Melissa Mattison, MD
Suzanne M. Turner
Christine Seel Ritchie, MD

The following faculty reported no relevant financial relationships with an ineligible company:
Maura Kennedy, MD
Sharon Levine, MD
Melissa Mattison, MD
Christine Seel Ritchie, MD


Please note: for this course, you have the opportunity to receive Maintenance of Certification (MOC II) points (for ABIM only). Please follow the directions given in the course evaluation.


In support of improving patient care, Mass General Brigham is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Mass General Brigham designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Lifelong Learning Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)


Participant completion for MOC points will only be reported to the boards at the conclusion of the activity 

MOC points can only be awarded if you completed all course requirements.

Please have your ABIM ID available when completing the evaluation for MOC points.

Instructions: Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program

Upon successful completion of this activity, if you wish to receive MOC II points you will need to enter your ABIM ID number in the evaluation. The Mass General Brigham Office of Continuing Professional Development will verify completion of your activity and report to the ABIM. Diplomates must check their ABIM Portfolio for confirmation of your MOC II points.

MOC II Recognition Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 3 MOC II points in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Participation


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