The Alzheimer's Association offers continuing medical education on Alzheimer's and dementia, including free CEU options. These resources help physicians, radiologists, neurologists, nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, psychiatrists, and other clinicians to remain current in this fast-changing field.

Conferences offering CME on Alzheimer's and dementia

Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC)

The Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) is the largest and most influential international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science. Each year, AAIC convenes the world’s leading basic science and clinical researchers, next-generation investigators, clinicians and the care research community to share research discoveries that will lead to methods of prevention and treatment and improvements in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. AAIC 2021 includes hundreds of podium sessions and thousands of poster presentations.

Credits: Up to 23.75 (live) / Up to 131.25 (virtual)
Expiration: June 15, 2023
Audience: Biochemists, geriatric psychiatrists, geriatric specialists, olemcular and cell biologists, neurologists,
neuroscientists, nurses, pharmacologists, primary care physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, radiologists and social
workers
 

Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Global Symposium

Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Global Symposium will offer continuing education credit. Supported by the Alzheimer’s Association and the National Institute on Aging, this virtual conference will convene the dementia research community to discuss how discoveries in genetics impact biomarker development and target discovery and validation, and how to apply these findings in basic and translational research.

Credits: To be announced soon
Expiration: To be announced soon
Audience: All Alzheimer's research and medical professionals, especially geneticists, genetics counselors, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, neurologists, psychiatrists and psychologists
 

Webinars and other free online CME opportunities

Continuing Medical Education Catalogue

See all available continuing education and register.

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Challenging Conversations about Dementia

This CME offers medical professionals tools for discussing dementia
Credits: 1 hour
Expiration: November 30, 2021
Audience: Primary care clincians including internists, family physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants

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Epidemiology of dementia and cognitive decline in diverse populations

This 60 minute CME activity covers the racial disparities found in Alzheimer’s dementia using longitudinal and neuropathologic data, and further shows how select risk factors for diverse populations relate to cognitive aging.

Upon completion of this session, you will be able to:
  • Understand the racial and ethnic disparities in dementia and cognitive impairment
  • Describe risk factors for cognitive aging as they relate to diverse populations
Credits: 1 hour
Expiration: June 15, 2023
Audience: Internists, family physicians, radiologists, neurologists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants

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An introduction to amyloid related imaging abnormalities (ARIA) and its management

With the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a first-in-class anti-amyloid therapeutic, the management of amyloid-related imaging abnormalities, or ARIA will move into clinical practice. Clinicians and radiologists are required to assess and mitigate ARIA risk, identify ARIA in its multiple presentations and manage ARIA. This CME course will explain the phenomenon of ARIA, along with its epidemiology, presentation, prognosis and management. Attendees will also review case studies.

Upon completing this session you will be able to:
  • Differentiate between ARIA-e and ARIA-H
  • Recognize risk factors and understand what determines the evolution and course of ARIA
  • Implement recommendations for appropriate clinical management of ARIA
Credits: One hour
Expiration: July 01, 2023
Audience: All medical professionals, especially physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists and radiologists

More information and registration link to come. 

 

Project ECHO

Project ECHO, a free telementoring program that uses videoconferencing technology to build workforce capacity and improve access to specialty care. Each ECHO program is a distinct, time-limited series. They run for 12 (regularly-scheduled) sessions and participants must be present during the live activity to receive one credit hour for that session.

Credits: 1 hour/session, up to 12 hours
Audience: Primary care clinicians and their care teams

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Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease

This 60 minute CME program highlights the similarities and differences between early- and late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, and how onset impacts clinical management.

Upon completion of this session, you will be able to:
  • Describe the prevalence of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease (EOAD)
  • Identify and evaluate the potential differences in clinical presentation for EOAD
  • Understand the role of genetics in EOAD
Credits: 1 hour
Expiration: June 15, 2023
Audience: Primary care clinicians including internists, family physicians, radiologists, neurologists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants

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See the current Alzheimer's and dementia courses and webinars in the Continuing Medical Education Catalog.
 

Other professional development

These webinars and events are of interest to all medical professionals and the Alzheimer's research community.
 

Questions? Contact clinicaledu@alz.org