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Continuing education

Target audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of biochemists, geriatric psychiatrists, geriatric specialists, molecular and cell biologists, neurologists, neuroscientists, nurses, pharmacologists, primary care physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, radiologists and social workers involved in the research and/or care of people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Educational objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

Accreditation statements

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) and the Alzheimer’s Association. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The number of available credits will be posted in the spring.

A note about CME for Canadian residents: There are two national CME accrediting bodies within Canada. Both have bilateral “substantial equivalence” agreement with ACCME. The following frequently asked question is posted on the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s website:

Question: “I participated in a group learning activity in Canada approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Are these credits approved for MOC Section 1?” Answer: “Group learning activities held in Canada but developed by Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)-accredited physician organizations (university, academy, specialty society, hospital department etc.) can be recorded as accredited activities under Section 1 of the MOC Program.”

Psychology Sponsorship Statement

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PIM maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Credit Designation

The number of available credits will be posted in the spring.

Nursing Continuing Education

Accreditation Statement

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

The number of available contact hours will be posted in the spring.

Social Worker Credit Designation


Credit Designation

The number of available continuing education credits will be posted in the spring.

Disclosure of conflicts of interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in health care and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest. A copy of the Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest report is available at the Continuing Education kiosk at onsite registration.

How to claim credit

Visit onsite registration if you need to purchase the certificate fee and receive a ticket. You may also purchase the certificate fee during registration and a ticket will be provided in your registration packet. Present the ticket to the Continuing Education kiosk, located in the registration area, to obtain information and instructions.

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