Unfolding the Future of Alzheimer's Disease: What Primary Care Physicians Should Know

What does the future of Alzheimer's disease management hold? Drs Farlow, Culpepper, van der Flier, and Dubois discuss emerging changes in diagnosis and treatment.The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to discuss new developments in the recognition and management of Alzheimer's disease (AD). 

Target Audience

This activity is intended for internal medicine physicians, family medicine physicians, geriatricians, Alzheimer's disease (AD) specialists, neurologists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants caring for patients with AD.

Learning Objectives


  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Pathological clinical continuum of AD
    • Recent advances in diagnostic strategies for AD
    • Latest data on emerging therapies for AD

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 MOC
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.25 Contact hours
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Martin R. Farlow, MD

Professor of Neurology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States 

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Professor of Family Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Wiesje M. van der Flier, PhD

Scientific Director
Alzheimer Center Amsterdam
Amsterdam UMC
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Bruno Dubois, MD

Professor of Medicine
Sorbonne University
Paris, France


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  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.25 Contact hours
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