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Quillen College of Medicine

29th Annual Alzheimers Disease Research Symposium


29th Annual Alzheimers Disease Research Symposium

June 18-19, 2015


The Clayton Center for the Arts, Maryville, TN

About this Conference: This two-day live symposium including topics relevant to presentation and management of related dementias, as well as middle-to-late-stage Alzheimer's Disease, updates in science and research surrounding the disease, and addressing differential diagnosis.
Agenda: Click here to view the agenda.
Presentations: Click here to view presentations.
Target Audience: Family medicine physicians, internal medicine physicians, neurologists, psychiatrists, advance practice nurses, physician assistants, psychologists, nurses, medical and nursing students, and social workers.

Overall Conference Objectives:

As a result of attending this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Improve recognition and diagnosis of pre-clinical MCI and various types of dementias (Alzheimers LBD type, FTD type, and Vascular type)
  • Identify advances in technology, including imaging and biomarkers to improve diagnosis and monitor disease progression in Alzheimers disease
  • Compare the pathophysiology of aging, Alzheimers disease, delirium, depression, and other geriatric symptoms
  • Identify potential targets for treatment of Alzheimers disease
  • Discuss recommendations for the decreasing the risk of developing dementia
  • Explain therapeutic breakthroughs in neurodegenerative disease

Campus of Maryville College, 502 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Maryville,  TN  37804


Early Bird (until 5pm on June 1, 2015): 2 Days-$198, Day 1-$99, Day 2-$99; Regular (after 5pm June 1, 2015): 2 Days- $220, Day 1-$110, Day 2-$110


Click here to register

Activity Director:

John H. Dougherty Jr., MD, Medical Director, Cole Neuroscience Center, University of Tennessee Medical Center

accme logo ACCME Accreditation: The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
cme logo CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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CNE Credit: Up to 12.83 continuing nursing education contact hours will be offered for this conference. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

*As of Jan 1, 2015, the ETSU College of Nursing has implemented a $15 Nursing Contact Hour Fee for all conferences.  If you would like to claim Nursing Contact Hours, please click here to pay the fee directly.  If you have any questions, please

AAFP logo AAFP: This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12.75 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  NASW-TN: This program was approved by the National Association of Social Workers-Tennessee Chapter (Provider Number: NASWTN 2015-0063) for 13.0 continuing education units.
  NAB: Application for CE credit has been filed with the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) for up to 13.0 CEUs.
  CCM: This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to Certified Case Managers (CCMs).  Approval Date: May 6, 2015   Activity Code: C00015918 Approval #: 150001840
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