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The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA: The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP: This Live activity, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias: Update in Research, Treatment, and Innovative Care, with a beginning date of 05/26/2016, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of relicensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (report up to 14.25 hours of credit and list “CME Category 1” as the provider number).

CA Board of Pharmacy: Pharmacists should apply directly to their State Board for course approval.

California Licensed MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, LCSWs: This activity is an approved continuing education program by the American Psychological Association. 14.25 contact hours may be applied to your license renewal through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. For those licensed outside California, please check with your local licensing board to determine if APA accreditation meets their requirements.

Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP): University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is an approved CE provider for Nursing Home Administrators in the state of California. This conference is approved by the Nursing Home Administrator Program for 14.0 hours of continuing education "P" credit. (NHAP Approval #: 1612014-5491/P and Course #: 10054)

Psychologists: This program is sponsored by UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Contact hours 14.25.

Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE): Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Updates in Research, Treatment and Innovative Care has been approved by the CDSS for 14.0 hours of continuing education units for administrator recertification. Vendor Number: 2000069-740-2. Course Approval Number: 069-1421-28449.

Disclosure: It is the policy of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. All persons involved in the selection, development and presentation of content are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest. All conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to an educational activity being delivered to learners through one of the following mechanisms: 1) altering the financial relationship with the commercial interest, 2) altering the individual's control over CME content about the products or services of the commercial interest, and/or 3) validating the activity content through independent peer review. All persons are also required to disclose any discussions of off label/unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Persons who refuse or fail to disclose will be disqualified from participating in the CME activity.

Cultural and Linguistic Competency: This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. Cultural competency is defined as a set of integrated attitudes, knowledge, and skills that enables the health care professionals or organization to care effectively for patients from diverse cultures, groups, and communities. Linguistic competency is defined as the ability of a physician or surgeon to provide patients who do not speak English, direct communication in the patients primary language. Cultural and linguistic competency was incorporated into the planning of this activity. Additional resources can be found on the UC San Diego CME website.

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