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Preventing Alzheimer's Disease

Course #: 06-351

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CE Credit Hours: 1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

CE Course Description

This brief, intermediate level continuing education course was developed using information from the National Institute on Aging in order to provide an overview of what is known about the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. Characteristics and risk factors are discussed as well as research findings pertaining to onset delay and prevention of AD. What is known about social activity, intellectual stimulation and cognitive functioning is addressed along with other areas of interest in AD prevention research. Finally, practical suggestions to keep the brain healthy and the body fit are presented.

CE Course Objetives

1. Identify characteristics and risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease, including how these factors impact people differently.

2. Summarize what research says about the onset and prevention of Alzheimer's, and new clues to delay Alzheimer’s disease and age-related cognitive decline.

3. Describe how scientists are developing methods to detect biological changes related to Alzheimer’s disease at its earliest stages, before memory loss and other symptoms may appear.

4. Discuss how social engagement and intellectual stimulation may be able to alter Alzheimer’s risk.

5. Consider steps that individuals can take to help keep their brain healthy and body fit in order to maintain optimum wellness.


Instructor Notes
The Mindful team consists of numerous behavioral health professionals with a plethora of clinical experience as well as backgrounds in higher education, including teaching at the university level. Our three consulting psychologists review the appropriate course material, based on their experience and expertise that aligns with program content, to ensure that it enhances interdisciplinary understanding and is consistent with a systematic, research-based approach to promoting continued education and for synthesizing new knowledge into the clinician’s professional environment.

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