About this course
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia with the global prevalence rapidly increasing over the decades. Early screening, diagnosis and appropriate management is important to ensure better quality of life for the patients and their families. This e-learning module summarizes the pathophysiology, etiology, clinical manifestations, screening, diagnosis, and current and emerging treatment options for AD.
Upon completion of the educational activity, health care providers should be able to
- Understand epidemiology and disease burden of AD
- Recognize risk factors
- Discover emerging techniques of diagnosis and treatment
- Characteristics of AD: causes, risk factors, pathophysiology
- Clinical manifestations of AD
- Importance of early diagnosis and treatment
- Screening and diagnosis of AD
- Current and emerging therapeutics for AD
1 CME Point Available
- This module is accredited for 1 CME Point for medical practitioners enrolled in The Medical Council of Hong Kong’s Continuing Medical Education Programme for Practising Doctors who are not taking CME for Specialists.
- This module is accredited for 1 CME Point for fellows of the Hong Kong College of Physicians.
- Please note that this module will not earn CME credit for fellows of colleges not listed here.
- A certificate can be downloaded upon successful completion of the quiz. Please use the information on the certificate to claim your CME points.
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