How to Use Digital Cognitive Testing Tools to Aid in the Diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Dementia

CMEO Podcast

Premiere Date: Monday, June 14, 2021

This activity offers CE credit for:

  1. Physicians (CME)
  2. ABIM (MOC)
  3. Other


All other clinicians will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Credit Expiration Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2022

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Faculty


Kathleen Rogers, MD
Kathleen Rogers, MD 
Chief of Service
Geriatric Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Akron General
Stow, OH

Statement of Need

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a condition in which individuals demonstrate focal or multifocal impairment with minimal impairment of instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) that does not cross the threshold for dementia diagnosis. It can be the first cognitive expression Alzheimer's disease (AD) or secondary to other disease processes that can cause cognitive deficits. Early diagnosis and intervention can help reduce the burden of AD; however, there are many challenges in diagnosing MCI, including difficulty differentiating it from normal aging, comorbidities offering "alternative diagnoses,", fear, ageism, and lack of awareness by the patient/family.

This CME Outfitters podcast focuses on integrating cognitive testing into annual wellness visits for adults in order to identify cognitive impairment early to initiate referral to a specialist, and on integrating digital cognitive assessments into clinical workflow and remotely to differentiate normal aging from preclinical cognitive decline.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this CME/CE activity, participants should be able to:

  • Integrate digital cognitive testing tools into clinical workflow to aid in the diagnosis of MCI and dementia.

Financial Support

Supported by an educational grant from BrainCheck.

Target Audience

Primary care physicians, neurologists, psychiatrists, and nurse practitioners

Credit Information

CME Credit (Physicians):
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CME Outfitters, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM/MOC Credit:
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to .5 medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Learning Formats
Enduring material

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Note to PAs: PAs may claim a maximum of .5 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

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Disclosure Declaration

It is the policy of CME Outfitters, LLC, to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, and scientific rigor and integrity in all of their CE activities. Faculty must disclose to the participants any relationships with commercial companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in faculty presentations, or with the commercial supporter of this CE activity. CME Outfitters, LLC, has evaluated, identified, and attempted to resolve any potential conflicts of interest through a rigorous content validation procedure, use of evidence-based data/research, and a multidisciplinary peer review process. The following information is for participant information only. It is not assumed that these relationships will have a negative impact on the presentations.

Dr. Rogers has no disclosures to report.

Susan Perry (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.

Jan Perez (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.

Sharon Tordoff (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.

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