Biomarkers and Alzheimer's Science

$12.00 | CE Hours:4.00 | Intermediate

CEU Course Description

This course covers recent scientific research on Alzheimer's disease, including biomarkers that have been identified, modifiable and genetic risk factors, drug research, studies on the effects of different kinds of care, and discoveries from basic science research.

CEU Course Objectives

1. Learn what biomarkers have been identified and what this means for those diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

2. Know what research has shown are risk factors that can be modified, such as diet and physical activity.

3. Learn what genetic markers are associated with Alzheimer's and what this means for people who have those markers.

4. Be able to identify what drugs currently impact the progression of Alzheimer's, and what drugs are being tested for future use.

5. Know what forms of care for Alzheimer's patients research has shown work best in prolonging brain function.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees)
  • Texas Board of Social Workers
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

Course Development: Each course is identified and reviewed by the appropriate Quantum Units Education consultant with professional and licensed expertise in the various disciplines we serve. Our professional consultants oversee course development to satisfy the needs of various professionals based on their board requirements, rate course degree of difficulty and ensure the course content and exam questions are appropriate, relevant and comprehensive. See our professional staff and their bios here.

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Added On: 2012-12-18

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