From Brain Disorders to Brain Health: Prevention and Management of Cognitive Decline and Dementia

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Presented by

Todd Golde, MD, PhD
McKnight Brain Institute, Executive Director
Florida Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Principal Investigator

Glenn Smith, PhD, ABPP
UF Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Elizabeth Faulk Professor and Chair

Michael Jaffe, MD
UF Department of Neurology, Vice Chair
UF Memory Disorder Clinic, Director

Demetrius Maraganore, MD, FAAN
UF Department of Neurology, BJ and Eve Wilder Professor

Steven DeKosky, MD
McKnight Brain Institute, Deputy Director
Florida Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Associate Director
UF College of Medicine, Aerts-Cosper Professor of Alzheimer’s Research

Target Audience
Primary Care Clinicians

Program Description
This CME activity consists of an educational component (slides, audio lecture) in an electronic format, followed by an online post-test. Estimated time to complete this activity, including review of materials, is one hour.

Requirements for Successful Completion

  • This CME activity consists of an educational component (audio lecture in an electronic format, which is followed by an online post-test).
  • Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test.
  • In order to receive credit, participants must view the presentation in its entirety.
  • The University of Florida College of Medicine will report CME credit to CE Broker when applicable.

Learning Objectives
As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:
• Define age-related cognitive decline and distinguish between mild cognitive impairment and dementia.
• Identify and modify the risk factors of cognitive impairment and dementia.
• Discuss the etiologic mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease, therapeutic targets, and emerging therapies.
• Describe services provided in the state of Florida and benefits of research participation.

Faculty Disclosure
Dr. Dekosky is a consultant for Amgen, Biogen, and Cognition Therapeutics as well as an Editor for Dementia for UpToDate. No one else in a position to control content has any other relationships to disclose.

CME Advisory Committee Disclosure: Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website:

Continuing Medical Education Credit
Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date: October 11, 2019

Expiration Date: June 30, 2021