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New videos demonstrate how to assess cognition and disclose an Alzheimer's disease diagnosis in the primary care setting

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

North Dakota

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.

Physician Toolkit

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.

Sample Direct Connect Form - Connect your patients to the help they need. To enroll in our Direct Connect program, contact Olivia Tise, Care Consultant:

By phone: 952.857.0523
By email:

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