1.5 P.A.C.E. contact hour(s)

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Continuing Education Credits

P.A.C.E.® Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification): 1.5 hour(s)
Course number 578-017-20, approved through 2/28/2022
Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel Credit Hours - General (Molecular Pathology): 1.5 hour(s)
Course number 20-794906, approved through 2/28/2022

Objectives

  • Describe Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and review the latest facts and statistics.
  • Understand the signs, symptoms and stages of AD.
  • Describe Alzheimer’s causes, risk factors and prevention.
  • Summarize the current methods used to diagnose AD.
  • Explain the role of genetics in AD and describe risk genes and deterministic genes.
  • Describe the key AD biomarkers and their availability in CSF and Blood.
  • Review the current commercially-available biomarker tests for AD.
  • Discuss the current treatments for AD.

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Course Outline

  • Alzheimer's Disease (AD): Overview
      • Definition, Facts, and Statistics
      • Signs, Symptoms, and Stages
      • Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention
      • Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention (Continued)
  • Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD):
      • Overview and Diagnostic Approaches
      • Overview and Diagnostic Approaches (Continued)
  • Genetics of AD
      • Risk Genes and Deterministic Genes
      • Risk Genes and Deterministic Genes (Continued)
      • Summary on Genetic Testing for AD
  • Alzheimer's Disease (AD) Biomarkers
      • AD Biomarkers: Overview
      • AD Biomarkers: Key Biomarkers
      • AD Biomarkers: Key Biomarkers (Continued)
      • AD Biomarkers: Key Biomarkers (Continued)
      • AD Biomarkers: Key Biomarkers (Continued)
      • CSF or Blood Biomarkers for AD?
  • Commercially-available Biomarker Tests for AD Assessment
      • Quest Diagnostic’s Beta-Amyloid 42/40 Ratio and Apolipoprotein E (APOE) Isoform Panel:
      • LabCorp’s APOE Alzheimer’s Risk Test:
      • Athena Diagnostic’s ADmark Alzheimer’s Evaluation
  • Conclusions on Biomarker Tests for AD Assessment
      • Conclusions on Biomarker Tests for AD Assessment:
      • Conclusions on Biomarker Tests for AD Assessment: Recommendations
  • Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease (AD)
      • Treatment Overview
      • Alzheimer's Drugs
      • Other Treatments
  • References
      • References
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