The Alzheimer's Association and the American College of Physicians Foundation have produced a three-program series of videos that demonstrate assessment for possible cognitive impairment during a primary care visit and disclosure of an Alzheimer's disease diagnosis.
Provider Guide/Practice Parameter
This tri-fold publication features a number of diagnostic tools, algorithms and checklists for physicians and clinical practitioners. Printed copies are also available upon request.
EMR Decision Support Tools
The ACT on Alzheimer's Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Decision Support Tools provide an evidence-based template to assist clinicians in implementing a standardized approach to all aspects of dementia care within the health record: 1.) Screening 2.) Diagnosis and 3.) Treatment/Management. Click here to download.
The following videos on mini-cog administration, discussing the diagnosis, and peer-to-peer discussion are useful tools as well.
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Direct Connect Program
The Direct Connect Program links patients to a care consultant at the Alzheimer's Association via secure fax referral. Watch a video about the program.
Sample Direct Connect Form - Connect your patients to the help they need. To enroll in our Direct Connect program, contact Maria Clarys, Provider Outreach Manager:
By phone: 612.201.6415
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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