MGPO 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 at Massachusetts General Hospital 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) at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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

Provided by: 

Mass General Hospital and Mass General Brigham

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Participation
Course opens: 
01/15/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Cost:
$0.00
Mass General Hospital
Boston, MA 02114
United States

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

 


FACULTY DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS
In accord with the disclosure policy of Mass General Brigham as well as guidelines of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), planners, speakers and anyone who may have an influence on the content of the activity have been asked to disclose any relationship they or their spouse/partner have to companies producing pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, devices, etc. that may be germane to the content of their presentation. Such disclosure is not intended to suggest or condone bias, but provides participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a given presentation.

RESOLUTION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST (COI)
Mass General Brigham has implemented a process to resolve potential COIs for this CME activity to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance and ensure that the content is aligned with the interest of the public.

The following planners and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Maura Kennedy, MD
Sharon Levine, MD
Melissa Mattison, MD
Suzanne M. Turner

The following planners and/or their spouse/partner reported a relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Christine Seel Ritchie, MD
  Consulting Fee: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  Editor: Wolters Kluwer, McGraw


The following speaker and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Maura Kennedy, MD
Sharon Levine, MD
Melissa Mattison, MD
Suzanne M. Turner

The following speaker and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Christine Seel Ritchie, MD
  Consulting Fee: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  Editor: Wolters Kluwer, McGraw

Mass General Brigham is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Participation

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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