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CEU Webinar: Early Detection and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

Early Detection and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia webinar
Wednesday, November 9th at 12-noon  

Learning Objectives Understand the barriers associated with effective early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia Identify the key component of a comprehensive cognitive evaluation. Highlight treatment and research options for individuals with cognitive concerns and their families. Presented by Raj Shah, MD Family Physician & Geriatrician at Rush University Medical Center Chicago, Illinois  

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Free for IAFP members
$25 for non-members  

This CME activity will meet the 2023 State of Illinois Continuing Medical Education Requirements for Physician License Renewal for Recognizing Dementia.  Every licensed healthcare professional has direct patient interaction with adults age 26 and above must take one hour of training on the diagnosis, treatment, and care of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.    

About Dr. Shah   Raj Shah, MD has been a family physician/geriatrician at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, for over 20 years. Currently, he is a Professor in Family & Preventive Medicine and the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center.  He completed his bachelor of science in chemical engineering at Northwestern University and then attended the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. After completing a family practice residency at West Suburban Hospital and Medical Center in Oak Park, Illinois, he received further geriatrics training at Rush.  

Dr. Shah’s academic career interest is the design and conduct of community-based clinical trials for the prevention and treatment of age-related conditions including, but not limited to, dementia.  Dr. Shah is a founding member of the Illinois Cognitive Resources Network (ICRN,  The ICRN works to optimize the cognitive and functional well-being of Illinois residents and their families throughout the Illinois ecosystem.  He is also involved in the leadership of the Geriatrics Member Interest Group of the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians. 

Can’t attend the live webinar?  This activity will be recorded and will be available on the IAFP online Education Library by Nov 16th. 

You can find other state mandated CME (opioid safe prescribing, sexual harassment prevention, etc.) on the IAFP online Education Library also.  

Contact Info: 747 E. Boughton Road, Suite 253 Bolingbrook, IL 60440 331-318-0680 NEW phone number

Last Updated on November 2, 2022

Published by Chrishun Brown

Communications Manager for the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center

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