Your Questions Answered: Building a Successful Outreach Strategy

Released On
March 2, 2022

Expires On
March 2, 2023

Media Type
Internet

Completion Time
60 minutes

Specialty
Geriatrics, Neurology, Psychiatry

Topic(s)
Alzheimer’s Disease

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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.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Biogen.

Credit Available

  • Physicians — maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • Nurses — 1.0 Contact Hours

All other health care professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.

Target Audience

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

Program Overview

Experts review and analyze clinician-submitted outreach plans, as well as other successful examples of national and community plans, that can help guide the implementation of outreach programs in your institution. Plans will focus on ensuring early recognition, diagnosis, and optimal treatment of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's Disease.

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

Presenters

Goldie Smith Byrd, PhD

Professor, Social Sciences and Health Policy
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Director, Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity

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

Clinical Research Program Director
Banner Health
Clinical Professor
Arizona State University

Mirnova Ceïde, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Geriatric Psychiatry & Geriatrics
Montefiore Health System/Albert Einstein
College of Medicine

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

Peer Reviewer

David M. Kaufman, MD

Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry
Montefiore Medical Center

Joint 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.


Physician Credit Designation

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.

Nursing Continuing Education

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.

Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest

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

Goldie Smith Byrd, PhD has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months.

Angela Allen, PhD, MAT, EdS, BSN, CRRN, EA has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months.

Mirnova Ceïde, MD, MSc has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months.

Jessica Zwerling, MD, MS has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months.

Peer Reviewer

David M. Kaufman, MD has no relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined ineligible company in the last 24 months.

Planner

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.

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.

Disclaimer

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.

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