Continuing Medical Education (CME) Ground Rounds

CME Grand Rounds offers FREE ACCME accredited CME/CEU activities for all provider types

 

Gain knowledge and understanding about diagnosis and management of Alzheimer disease and related dementias

All on-demand courses are previously recorded live activites.  Credit may be claimed for the on-demand activities shown below. 

Aging in Rural America

Live October 28, 2022 12:00-1:00pm

This course will discuss the primary determinants of health and the approximate proportion of variance in health outcomes attributable to these determinants, describe known differences in morbidity and mortality from AD/RD between urban and rural communities, and review key Social Determinants of Health thought to be major contributing factors to the geographic health disparities in aging.  

Neuropsychological Testing 

On-demand September 23, 2022, 2022 – July 1, 2023

This course will review the role of neuropsychology in the dementia assessment, the types neuropsychological testing used to help diagnose and evaluate dementia, communication of neuropsychological exam results across interdisciplinary care teams, and best practices for communicating the results of neuropsychological exams to the patient.  This course will also discuss alternative types of screening should neuropsychological testing not be readily available to practitioners.

Integrated Cognitive Care

On-demand August 26, 2022 – July 1, 2023

This course will review the “What Matters” component of the 4M’s framework of Age Friendly Health Systems and answer the question of why the “What Matters” question, matters.  The discussion will include integration of “What Matters” into the care plan, communication with the patient about the care plan as well as communication across dementia care teams.  The course will also introduce the various roles within the dementia care team.

The Cognitive Care Plan Visit

On-demand  July 22, 2022 – July 1, 2023

This course will review common presentations of dementia seen in the primary care setting, describe methods to assess and screen for dementia, delirium, and depression, review appropriate dementia screening tools, introduce the “What Matters” component of the 4M’s framework of the Age Friendly Health System,  and how to assessment and apply “What Matters” into patient care.  The course will also include a review of high risk medication screenings as well as billing for the cognitive care assessment.

Series IV: Capacity and Competency – Dementia and Safety

On-demand June 24, 2022 – July 1, 2023

This course will review the topic of dementia and driving, discuss considerations to retire driving activities, strategies to discuss driving with patients and caregivers, as well as review other safety issues such as medication management, being home alone, and cooking.  Community resources to help with these discussions will also be reviewed.

 

Series III: Advance Care Planning – ACP Resources

On-Demand May 27, 2022 – July 1, 2023 

This course will review the process of ACP from SNSLP’s perspective.  Discussion will include resources available for patients and family care partners, how to refer patients and family care partners to SNSLP’s services, what to expect, and what practitioners need to know about ACP and services available at SNSLP.     

ALTERNATIVE FOR APRIL 22, 2022 LIVE GRAND ROUNDS:   COVID-19 and Dementia

On-demand – April 22, 2022 – July 1, 2023

This course is designed to describe COVID-19 and the future of its interaction with Alzheimer’s disease.  A high level overview of dementia will be described along with the relationship between COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s disease.  This course will also discuss what we can expect in the future in terms of the effects of COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s disease.  We will also share steps to keep those living with Alzheimer’s disease safe.   

Series III: Advance Care Planning – Making Healthcare Decisions

On-Demand March 25, 2022 – July 1, 2023 

This course will disucss the purpose of the advance care planning process, describe the relationship between advance care planning and advance directives, discuss the primary purpose of a Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare, a Living Will, and the Provider Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST).  A review of who makes healthcare decisions for a patient who is unable to make them, but lacks effective advance directives.  

Series II: Care Management – Exercise and Recreation Strategies for Patients Living with Dementia

On-demand February 25, 2022 – July 1, 2023

This course is designed to help practitioners identify specific therapeutic modalities to ensure strength, balance, and reduce the risk falls in patients with neurocognitive disorders.  Practitioners will learn specific recreational and exercise strategies that keep patients with a neurodegenerative condition at optimal physical health, living as independent as possible.

 

Series II:  Care Management – Managing Basic ADL’s

On-demand 1/28/2022 – 7/1/2023

This course is designed to help practitioners implement strategies to keep patients living as independently as possible by learning techniques to help manage neurodegenerative conditions.  We will review techniques involved with managing anorexia and dysphagia as well as address bathing, hygiene and resistance to assistance.

Care Management Series II: Evidence -based Management of Behaviors

On-demand 

12/17/2021 – 7/1/2023

Course Overview:

This course is designed to review the care management strategies of patients living with dementia from an ancillary perspective.  This course will review behavioral management and communication strategies as well as environmental factors that may contribute to behavioral challenges.  Pharmacological approaches will also be discussed. 

Dementia Care Path for Healthcare Practitioners: Alzheimer’s Disease Research

On-demand

11/19/2021 – 7/1/2023

Course Overview:

This course is designed to keep practitioners abreast of advances in the field of ADRD research.  This course describes the current research initiatives taking place in field of neurodegenerative diseases, specifically Alzheimer disease.  We will cover the importance of clinical trials, available clinical trials and the benefits of participation in clinical trials as it relates to finding therapeutic treatment modalities for the advancement of science in ADRD.             

Dementia Care Path for Healthcare Practitioners Series I: Caregiver Support and Education

On-demand 

10/29/2021 – 7/1/2023

Course Overview:

This course is designed to help practitioners understand the role of the family or community caregiver.  Caregiver stress and burnout impact not only the patient’s health and well-being, but also the health and well-being of the caregiver.  Learn common coping strategies to guide caregivers through the caregiving journey as well as provide them strategies for grief management.

Dementia Care Path for Healthcare Practitioners: Treatment Recommendations for Patients Living with Dementia

On-demand

9/17/2021 – 7/1/2023

Course Overview:

This course is designed to help practitioners understand best practices for initiating and managing medication in patients with dementia.  Practitioners will develop and understanding of what to expect over the course of a medication treatment plan, including management of side effects. 

Dementia Care Path for Healthcare Practitioners Series I: How to Diagnose

On-demand 

8/27/2021 – 7/1/2023

Course Overview:

This course is designed to help practitioners become aware of the signs and symptoms of possible dementia. This course will cover presentation in a primary care setting, prepare a primary care provider in making an accurate diagnosis, and discuss appropriate ancillary service intervention.

Healthcare Professionals Courses

The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health offers ACCME accredited CME grand Rounds courses both live and on-demenad.  CME/CEU is provided at no cost.

Medical student, resident and fellow training

The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health offers various types education and training for interns, residents and fellows interested in the field of neuro-psychiatry.

Community Based Education

Whether you have a career in healthcare, are a caregiver, or serve the community in various capacities, it is likely you will encounter individuals living with dementia and their caregivers.  Our E-learning courses make it easy to learn more about the challenges and experiences individuals living with dementia and caregivers face each day.  

Patient and Caregiver Education

Education is key when diagnosed with a neurodegenerative disease.  Access free live and on-demand caregiver and community education and resources.