CME Presentations

Alzheimers


Presentations


Speakers

  • Evelyn Galvez

    Evelyn Galvez

  • Stephanie Monroe

    Stephanie Monroe

    Stephanie Monroe

    Director, Equity and Access

    Stephanie Monroe is Director of Equity and Access and Executive Director of AfricanAmericansAgainstAlzheimer’s, a network of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s which is a national advocacy organization, the first national network created specifically to respond to Alzheimer’s disease’s disparate impact on African Americans. African Americans Against Alzheimer’s is raising awareness of the impact of Alzheimer’s health disparities on communities of color and women. Stephanie is an attorney with three decades of federal public policy experience as well as the former Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights. With emphasis of domestic policy issues involving health and education equity, Stephanie has participated in policy development and navigation of numerous policies from inception into law.
  • Angela Allen, PhD, MAT, EdS, BSN, CRRN, EA

    Angela Allen, PhD, MAT, EdS, BSN, CRRN, EA

    Angela Allen, PhD, MAT, EdS, BSN, CRRN, EA

    Clinical Research Program Director

    Angela Allen, PhD, MAT, EdS, BSN, CRRN, EA, is the Clinical Professor at Arizona State University and Clinical Research Program Director of Nursing Research at Banner Alzheimer’s Institute- Banner University Medical Center of Phoenix. She serves in numerous capacities as a research investigator of several research studies, such as Identifying Dementia in a Rehabilitation Setting, Dementia Care Partners, Dementia Awareness in a Hospital Setting, Steps to Hope, and Decode Delirium. Dr. Allen’s most recent work has been addressing cultural diversity in the clinical setting and a participant engaging the African American community in research with Mayo Clinic in the NIH Arizona Community Engagement Alliance (AZCEAL). She has served on several boards such as NIH Arizona All of US Research.
  • Jessica Zwerling, MD, MS

    Jessica Zwerling, MD, MS

    Jessica Zwerling, MD, MS

    Director

    Jessica Zwerling, MD, MS, is the Director of the Montefiore Hudson Valley Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease and Montefiore’s Memory Disorders Center; Associate Director of the Montefiore-Einstein Center for the Aging Brain; Clinical Director of the Einstein Aging Study; and Program Director, UCNS Geriatric Neurology Fellowship. She is an Associate Professor of Neurology and an Assistant Professor of both Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Montefiore’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her clinical focus is on identifying risk factors for cognitive decline and dementia, as well as factors that promote successful aging, with particular attention on underserved populations. Dr. Zwerling’s current research focuses on optimizing healthcare delivery, especially for older adults.
  • Goldie Smith Byrd, PhD

    Goldie Smith Byrd, PhD

    Goldie Smith Byrd, PhD

    Professor and Director of the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity

    Goldie S. Byrd, PhD, is a professor and director of the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston Salem, North Carolina. She also directs the Integrating Special Populations Program for the Clinical Translation Science Award. Dr Byrd conducts research in the genetics of Alzheimer’s disease in African Americans and has made substantial contributions toward educating and recruiting African Americans for the largest Alzheimer’s genome-wide association studies in this population. She is the founder of the Center for Outreach in Alzheimer’s Aging and Community Health at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Dr Byrd also served as chair of the Department of Biology and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at North Carolina A&T.
  • Mirnova Ceide, MD

    Mirnova Ceide, MD

    Mirnova Ceide, MD

    Assistant Professor of Geriatric Psychiatry & Geriatric Medicine

    Mirnova Ceïde, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Geriatric Psychiatry and Geriatric Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, the Assistant Program Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship and Associate Director of Psychiatry at the Center for the Aging Brain. She has presented at national and international meetings on behavioral risk factors for dementia and models of psychiatric integration in health care. Dr. Ceïde has completed the Albert Einstein Clinical Research Training Program and a Master of Science in Clinical Research. She was awarded a Columbia Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Alzheimer’s Disease Disparities (CIRAD) Pilot Project Grant to further apathy and cognition in a racially and ethnically diverse clinic population.

CME Information

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Your Questions Answered: Building a Successful Outreach Strategy

Presented by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center
in Joint Providership with PlatformQ Health Education, LLC, in collaboration with African Americans Against Alzheimer’s, BlackDoctor.org, and BrightFocus Foundation.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Biogen.

TUITION

Complimentary

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

In support of improving patient care, Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENTS

Live Internet Activity
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Enduring Material
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

OTHER CREDITS

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

DATE OF RELEASE/EXPIRATION

Live Internet Activity
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 from 11:00 AM ET – 12:00 PM ET

Enduring Material
The enduring material will be available from March 2, 2022 to March 2, 2023.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Devise practical approaches to implement outreach programs to enhance early recognition and diagnosis of MCI/AD in underserved populations, including strategies for engagement and support of caregivers
  • Use existing tools and resources from advocacy groups and state and federal organizations to enhance access to brain-health information in underserved communities

INTENDED AUDIENCE

This activity is intended for neurologists, geriatricians (primary), psychiatrists, PCPs, NPs, PAs, social workers, and nurses.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE

This activity should take approximately 1 hour to complete.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION

There are no fees to participate in this activity. To receive credit, participants must (1) read the target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure statements, (2) complete the educational activity online, and (3) complete the posttest and activity evaluation. It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 hour to complete. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ participants must receive a minimum score of 70% on the posttest.

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

Participants will need a computer with a recent version of Adobe Flash installed, as well as an internet connection sufficient for streaming media.

FACULTY DISCLOSURE

The "Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy" of Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center requires that faculty participating in any CME activity and anyone in a position to influence content disclose to the audience any relationship(s) with a pharmaceutical or equipment company. Any presenter whose disclosed relationships prove to create a conflict of interest, with regard to their contribution to the activity, will not be permitted to present.

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center also requires that faculty participating in any CME activity and anyone in a position to influence content disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product, or device, not yet approved for use in the United States.

All relevant financial relationships listed have been mitigated.
Presenter Reported Financial Relationship
Goldie Smith Byrd, PhD
Professor, Social Sciences and Health Policy
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Director, Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
Angela Allen, PhD, MAT, EdS, BSN, CRRN, EA
Clinical Research Program Director
Banner Health
Clinical Professor
Arizona State University
Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
Mirnova Ceïde, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Geriatric Psychiatry & Geriatrics
Montefiore Health System/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
Jessica Zwerling, MD, MS Director, Montefiore Hudson Valley Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease (CEAD) Associate Professor of Neurology Program Director, UCNS Geriatric Neurology Fellowship Director, Memory Disorders Center at Blondell Associate Director, Center for the Aging Brain Clinical Director, Einstein Aging Study Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
PEER REVIEWER Reported Financial Relationship
David M. Kaufman, MD
Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY
Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
PlatformQ Health Education, LLC Reported Financial Relationship
Carole Drexel, Medical Director* Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
Eve Wilson, Medical Director* Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
Jaimee Harris-Gold, Program Manager* Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
*Planner

CONTACT INFORMATION

Please send all inquiries to: Montefiore Medical Center, CCME, 3301 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, New York 10467, or via phone at (718) 920-6674, or via fax to (718) 798-2336, or via email to cme@montefiore.org.

For issues with your CME Certificate, please contact NeuroSeriesLive at 877-394-1306 or at Support@NeuroSeriesLive.com.

DISCLAIMERS (if applicable):

The material is prepared based on a review of multiple sources of information but is not exhaustive of the subject matter. Therefore, health care professionals and other individuals should review and consider other publications and materials about the subject matter other than relying solely on the information contained in this material.

The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center, NeuroSeriesLive, PlatformQ Health Education, LLC or the program grantor. Reasonable efforts have been made to present educational subject matter in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. Each participant must use his/her personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.
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Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease Care: Scope of the Problem and Strategies for Reducing the Gaps

Presented by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center
in Joint Providership with PlatformQ Health Education, LLC, in collaboration with African Americans Against Alzheimer’s, BlackDoctor.org, and BrightFocus Foundation.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Biogen.

TUITION

Complimentary

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

In support of improving patient care, Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENTS

Live Internet Activity
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Enduring Material
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

OTHER CREDITS

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

DATE OF RELEASE/EXPIRATION

Live Internet Activity
Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 9:00 AM ET – 10:00 AM ET

Enduring Material
The enduring material will be available from December 16, 2021 to March 2, 2023.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Recognize the importance of early recognition and confirmation of a diagnosis of MCI and AD, especially among patients from racial, ethnic, and underserved communities who are at increased risk
  • Recognize the mechanisms of action, efficacy and safety profiles, and appropriate patient types for treatment options for MCI and AD
  • Understand the patient and caregiver journey from recognition and diagnosis of MCI/AD to treatment and identify opportunities for clinical quality improvement within racial, ethnic, and underserved communities
  • Summarize the rationale for proven strategies to address brain-health disparities in the African American community and other underserved rural and ethnic populations

INTENDED AUDIENCE

This activity is intended for neurologists, geriatricians (primary), psychiatrists, PCPs, NPs, PAs, social workers, and nurses.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE

This activity should take approximately 1 hour to complete.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION

There are no fees to participate in this activity. To receive credit, participants must (1) read the target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure statements, (2) complete the educational activity online, and (3) complete the posttest and activity evaluation. It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 hour to complete. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ participants must receive a minimum score of 70% on the posttest.

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

Participants will need a computer with a recent version of Adobe Flash installed, as well as an internet connection sufficient for streaming media.

FACULTY DISCLOSURE

The "Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy" of Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center requires that faculty participating in any CME activity and anyone in a position to influence content disclose to the audience any relationship(s) with a pharmaceutical or equipment company. Any presenter whose disclosed relationships prove to create a conflict of interest, with regard to their contribution to the activity, will not be permitted to present.

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center also requires that faculty participating in any CME activity and anyone in a position to influence content disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product, or device, not yet approved for use in the United States.

All relevant financial relationships listed have been mitigated.
Presenter Reported Financial Relationship
Goldie Smith Byrd, PhD
Professor, Social Sciences and Health Policy
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Director, Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
Angela Allen, PhD, MAT, EdS, BSN, CRRN, EA
Clinical Research Program Director
Banner Health
Clinical Professor
Arizona State University
Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
Evelyn Galvez
Caregiver
Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
Stephanie Monroe Director, Equity and Access
UsAgainstAlzheimer’s
Executive Director
AfricanAmericansAgainstAlzheimer's
Member of External Council on Inclusive Research: Genentech
Individual Stock Ownership: Biogen
Jessica Zwerling, MD, MS Director, Montefiore Hudson Valley Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease (CEAD) Associate Professor of Neurology Program Director, UCNS Geriatric Neurology Fellowship Director, Memory Disorders Center at Blondell Associate Director, Center for the Aging Brain Clinical Director, Einstein Aging Study Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
PEER REVIEWER Reported Financial Relationship
David M. Kaufman, MD
Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY
Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
PlatformQ Health Education, LLC Reported Financial Relationship
Eve Wilson, Medical Director* Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
Jaimee Harris-Gold, Program Manager* Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
Carole Drexel, Medical Director* Has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months
*Planner

CONTACT INFORMATION

Please send all inquiries to: Montefiore Medical Center, CCME, 3301 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, New York 10467, or via phone at (718) 920-6674, or via fax to (718) 798-2336, or via email to cme@montefiore.org.

For issues with your CME Certificate, please contact NeuroSeriesLive at 877-394-1306 or at Support@NeuroSeriesLive.com.

DISCLAIMERS (if applicable):

The material is prepared based on a review of multiple sources of information but is not exhaustive of the subject matter. Therefore, health care professionals and other individuals should review and consider other publications and materials about the subject matter other than relying solely on the information contained in this material.

The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center, NeuroSeriesLive, PlatformQ Health Education, LLC or the program grantor. Reasonable efforts have been made to present educational subject matter in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. Each participant must use his/her personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.