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Continuing Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

30th Annual Alzheimers Disease Management and Research Symposium

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30th Annual Alzheimer’s Disease Research Symposium

June 23-24, 2016

The Clayton Center for the Arts, Maryville, TN


About this Conference:


This two-day live symposium includes topics relevant to middle- and late-stage Alzheimer’s disease, as well as differential diagnoses and the presentation and management of related dementias.



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Target Audience:


Family medicine physicians, internal medicine physicians, neurologists, psychiatrists, advance practice nurses, physician assistants, psychologists, nurses, medical and nursing students, nursing home administrators, and social workers.

Overall Conference Objectives:


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

  • Better recognize and diagnose pre-clinical symptoms, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and early stages of dementia.
  • Improve recognition and diagnosis of the four most common variants of dementia (Alzheimer's, Lewy body type, frontotemporal type, and vascular dementia.
  • Increase levels of support for caregivers and family members of dementia patients.
  • Appropriate and expand levels of care for patients in late stage dementia.



The Clayton Center for the Arts

502 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Maryville,  TN  37804

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Activity Director:


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

Accreditation and designation:




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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University and Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



CNE Credit: Up to 12.00 continuing nursing education contact hours (0.91 pharmacology 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.

The ETSU College of Nursing implements a $15 certificate fee per conference. This fee covers the following: cost for being a provider of nursing contact hours, supplies, and nursing education coordinator’s time for completing necessary paperwork for each conference, reports, study for renewal of being a provider, and attending meetings. If you would like to claim Nursing Contact Hours, please click here. Questions? Contact 

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This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 13.5 CE contact hour(s). Activity code: C00020958 Approval Number: 160001750  To claim these CEs, log into your CE Center account at


This Live activity, 30th Annual Alzheimer's Disease Management and Research Symposium, with a beginning date of 06/23/2016, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 13.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 



This program was approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Tennessee Chapter (Provider Number: NASWTN 2016-0064) for 12.0 continuing education units.

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This activity is being co-sponsored by Frontier Health and the Office of Continuing Medical Education for 12.0 CEs.  Full attendance is required to receive CEs.  Frontier Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  Frontier Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 12 clock hours and 12.00 participant hours.


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