Nutrition and the Aging Brain (CME Credit for Physicians)

CME Credit for Physicians Available!

 

Originally presented at NUTRITION 2023, ASN's flagship meeting which was held July 22-25, 2023 in Boston, MA.

Speakers

Thomas Biederer, PhD 
Senior Scientist, Neuroscience and Aging Team, HNRCA, Tufts University

Paul Jacques, ScD
Senior Scientist/Professor, USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University

Ai-Ling Lin, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Radiology, University of Missouri, Institute for Data Science and Informatics

Claudia Perez Cruz, PhD
Principal Investigator, Dept. Farmacología, Cinvestav-IPN: Mexican Research Institution

 

Learning Objectives

  • Explain findings from observational studies on the effects of dietary compounds on healthy aging and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Describe how brain metabolic function may play a role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Describe potential mechanisms for how dietary modulation of the gut microbiota can possibly impact the brain

 

Competencies

The Desirable Physician Attributes addressed in this activity are:

  • Systems-Based Practice
  • Medical Knowledge

Target Audience

  • Researchers
  • Physicians
  • Dietitians
  • Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
  • Academic Faculty
  • Health Educators
  • Behavioral Specialists
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Wellness Professionals 
  • Undergraduate/Graduate Students/Postdoctoral Fellows
  • Medical Students and Residents
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). The American Society for Nutrition is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The ASN designates this activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.50 Certificate of Participation

    ASN does not offer CME credit to non-physicians. However, all non-physician and non-dietetic healthcare professionals of this activity will be able to complete an evaluation and download a Certificate of Participation. This certificate designates your participation in this education activity. It lists the amount of continuing medical education credit that has been designated for physicians by ASN. You should be able to use this documentation for your licensing or certification needs. To determine if activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs, please contact your credentialing body directly. Please note ASN cannot guarantee its acceptance.

Course opens: 
09/18/2023
Course expires: 
09/30/2025
Cost:
$20.00
Rating: 
0

This activity includes the following presentations:

The Effects of Dietary Compounds on Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease: What We’ve Learned from Observational Studies

Paul Jacques, ScD
Senior Scientist/Professor, USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University

Neuroimaging Studies of Caloric Restriction and the Implications in Alzheimer’s Disease Mitigation

Ai-Ling Lin, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Radiology, University of Missouri, Institute for Data Science and Informatics

The Gut-Brain Axis in Alzheimer’s Disease

Claudia Perez Cruz, PhD
Principal Investigator, Dept. Farmacología, Cinvestav-IPN: Mexican Research Institution

Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of the American Society of Nutrition, in compliance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education to ensure that education presents learners with only accurate, balanced, and scientifically justified recommendations and protects learners from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias. ASN requires disclosure of all financial interest that the planning committee (including ASN staff) or faculty members have with ineligible companies. All faculty and contributors to this continuing education activity have disclosed any relevant financial relationship that may have direct bearing on the subject matter of this program. Specific disclosure information is in the course materials. 

The American Society for Nutrition supports fair and unbiased participation of individuals in its education activities. Any real or potential conflicts of interest must be identified and managed. All relevant financial relationships with commercial interests that directly impact and/or might conflict with ASN activities must be disclosed, or disclosure that no relevant financial relationships exist must be documented. Other relationships that could cause private interests to conflict with professional interests must also be disclosed. This policy is intended to openly identify any potential conflict so that participants in an education activity are able to form their own judgments about the presentation. In addition, disclosure must be made of presentations on drugs or devices or uses of drugs or devices that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

Speakers

Thomas Biederer, PhD, Senior Scientist, Neuroscience and Aging Team, HNRCA, Tufts University
Disclosures: Mead Johnson Nutrition/Reckitt: Grant/Research Support (Ongoing) 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Paul Jacques, ScD, Senior Scientist/Professor, USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Ai-Ling Lin, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Radiology, University of Missouri, Institute for Data Science and Informatics
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Claudia Perez Cruz, PhD, Principal Investigator, Dept. Farmacología, Cinvestav-IPN: Mexican Research Institution
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Planners

The following individuals served on the NUTRITION 2023 Scientific Program Committee. The session titled 'Nutrition and the Aging Brain' was included in the scientific program of NUTRITION 2023, ASN's flagship meeting which was held from July 22-25, 2023.

Paola Baratto, MS, Rutgers University 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD, Texas A&M University 
Disclsoures: Abbott: Speaker Fees 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Bradley Ferguson, PhD, University of Nevada, Reno 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Martha Field, PhD, Cornell University 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Daniel Hoffman, PhD, Rutgers University 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Hannah Holscher, PhD, RD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Disclosures: Almond Board of California; Grant/Research Support; Beneo: Speaker/Speaker's Bureau; Bio-Cat: Grant/Research Support; General Mills Inc.: Grant/Research Support; Hass Avocado Board: Grant/Research Support; ISAPP: Speaker/Speaker's Bureau; National Dairy Council: Speaker/Speaker's Bureau; National Honey Board:Grant/Research Support; Tate & Lyle: Grant/Research Support 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Frank Hu, MD, MPH, PhD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD, UCLA 
Nutrient Institute (Scientific Advisory Board Member) 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Laura Murray-Kolb, PhD, Purdue University 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Kathryn Porter Starr, PhD, RD, Duke University School of Medicine and Durham VA Medical Center 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Lewis Rubin, MD, Georgetown University Medical Center 
Disclosures: Abbott Nutrition: Grant/Research Support 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Anna Thalacker-Mercer, PhD, The University of Alabama at Birmingham 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Staff

Michelle Crispino, CAE, DES, American Society for Nutrition
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Gwen Twillman, American Society for Nutrition
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). The American Society for Nutrition is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Physicians
The ASN designates this enduring materials activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The certificate you receive upon completion of this education activity will list the amount of continuing medical education credit you were awarded. Please use this documentation for your CME licensing or certification needs.

Learners seeking CME credit are required to pass a post-test assessment of subject matter comprehension. To pass the post-test assessment, learners must correctly answer 75% of the questions.

Non-physician and Non-dietetic Healthcare Professionals
ASN does not offer CME credit to non-physicians. However, all non-physician and non-dietetic healthcare professionals will be able to complete an evaluation and download a Certificate of Participation. This certificate designates your participation in this education activity. It lists the amount of continuing medical education credit that has been designated for physicians by ASN. You should be able to use this documentation for your licensing or certification needs. To determine if activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs, please contact your credentialing body directly. Please note ASN cannot guarantee its acceptance.

Learners seeking a Certificate of Participation are required to pass a post-test assessment of subject matter comprehension. To pass the post-test assessment, learners must correctly answer 75% of the questions.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). The American Society for Nutrition is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The ASN designates this activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.50 Certificate of Participation

    ASN does not offer CME credit to non-physicians. However, all non-physician and non-dietetic healthcare professionals of this activity will be able to complete an evaluation and download a Certificate of Participation. This certificate designates your participation in this education activity. It lists the amount of continuing medical education credit that has been designated for physicians by ASN. You should be able to use this documentation for your licensing or certification needs. To determine if activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs, please contact your credentialing body directly. Please note ASN cannot guarantee its acceptance.

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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