Accreditation Statement & Designation Statement

In support of patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Rush University Medical Center designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support.

ANCC Credit Designation – Nurses

The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 8.25 contact hours. Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, speech-audiology, and psychology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Rush University designates this live activity for 8.25 Continuing Education credit(s). Rush University designates this internet enduring material for 8.25 CE credits in psychology. This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 8.25 CPEUs.

Disclosure Information

It is the policy of the Rush University Office of Interprofessional Continuing Education to ensure that its CE activities are independent, free of commercial bias and beyond the control of persons or organizations with an economic interest in influencing the content of CE. Everyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity must disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest (including but not limited to pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic) within the preceding 12 months. Unapproved Uses of Drugs/Devices: In accordance with requirements of the FDA, the audience is advised that information presented in this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please refer to the FDA approved package insert for each drug/device for full prescribing/utilization information.

The course directors, planners and faculty of this activity have stated they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

  • Ayesha Sherzai, MD, MAS
  • Dean Sherzai, MD, PhD, MPH, MAS
  • Jill Wener, MD

Learning objectives

  • Compare the latest science based information regarding brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
  • Appraise the latest science based information regarding the most effective lifestyle interventions to reduce risk for developing brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Select evidence-based behavioral tools to implement true and lasting positive behavior change in their own and their clients/patients’ lives.

In order to obtain credit, participants must:

  • View presented online content
  • Complete testing component (A score of 80% or higher is required to earn credit).

Estimated time to complete the educational activity is 8 hours and 15 minutes

Activity Dates:

  • Release Date 6/15/2021
  • End Date 6/15/2022
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