SCLC's next FREE webinar, "Smoking and Dementia: Are You at Risk for Alzheimer's" - 6/25/14 at 2pm
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center(SCLC) is pleased to invite you to our next free webinar, "Smoking and
Dementia: Are You at Risk for Alzheimer's?" on June 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Eastern Time/ 11:00 am Pacific Time (90 minutes).
We are honored to have Eric B. Larson, MD, MPH, MACP,
Vice President for Research, Group Health and
Executive Director & Senior Investigator, Group Health Research
Institute (GHRI), presenting on this topic for us.
- Describe how research has changed our understanding of Alzheimer's and late
- Value the magnitude of the
"epidemic" of Alzheimer's and late life dementias
- Explain that reduction of vascular risk is a
promising way to reduce risk of experiencing Alzheimer's and late life dementia
and that these conditions are among the most feared of any chronic disease.
- Apply the knowledge that smoking increases
vascular risk and the risk of developing late life dementias and Alzheimer's disease to promote smoking cessation
- Assess that evidence of declining incidence
rates reported in several recent papers
argues for preventability of Alzheimer's and late life dementias
REGISTER HERE: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/r1uzz0ud2baj&eom
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School
of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit
commensurate with the extent of their participation in the webinar activity.
Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses: For the
purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Physician Assistants: The National Commission on
Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that the AMA PRA Category
1 CreditsTM are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for
California Pharmacists: The California Board of Pharmacy
accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the
standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA
category 1 creditTM. If you are a pharmacist in another state, you should check
with your state board for approval of this credit.
Social Workers: This course meets the qualifications for
1.5 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by
the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. If you a social worker in another
state, you should check with your state board for approval of this credit.
Participants who join the LIVE session, on June 25, 2014,
can claim CME/CEU credit for $35 per certificate. You will receive instructions
on how to claim credit via the post webinar email.
Don't need to claim CME/CEUs? SCLC issues free certificates of attendance
for those who want contact hours only.
Please feel free to forward this announcement to
your colleagues. For questions, contact
Jennifer Matekuare, SCLC Operations Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call toll-free (877) 509-3786. This
webinar will be recorded and may be viewed online on the Smoking Cessation
Leadership Center's website after the presentation.