San Francisco Neurological Society




Full-Day Dementia Program
Saturday November 2, 2013
Sir Francis Drake Hotel, San Francisco
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Accreditation Statement:

This San Francisco Neurological Society is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The San Francisco Neurological Society takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Designation Statement:

The San Francisco Neurological Society designates this educational activity for an estimated 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM . This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Who Should Attend:

Neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists, residents, nurses, and other physicians interested in research and clinical advances in the neurosciences.

Registration Fees:

(early registration discount by October 16, 2013)

SFNS Members:
Full-Day Program: $175
After October 16th: $200

Non-Members:
Full-Day Program: $200
After October 16th: $225

Students, Residents and Fellows:
Full-Day Program: $125
After October 16th: $125

Industry (non-exhibitor):
Full-Day Program: $300
After October 16th: $350

Program Agenda:

7:00-8:00am:Registration and Full Breakfast

8:00-8:15am: Introduction, Eric Collins, MD

8:15-9:00am: Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Factors: Modifiable, Brianne Bettcher, PhD - UCSF

9:00-9:45am: Lewy Body Dementias, Kate Possin, MD - UCSF

9:45-10:15am: Coffee break and exhibits

10:15am-11:00am: Alcohol, the brain and Dementia, Dieter Meyerhoff, PhD - UCSF

11:00am-11:45am: Brain circuits in Dementia, Gil Rabinovici, MD - UCSF

11:45m-1:00pm: Lunch on own or optional FREE educational luncheon: "Incorporating Diagnostic Advances to Improve the Management of Alzheimer’s Disease" (see below for program details)

1:00pm-2:15pm: Clinical Aspects of Vascular Dementia, Charles DeCarli, MD - UCD / Pathology and Radiology, Lea Grinberg, MD, PhD - UCSF

2:15-2:45pm: Coffee break and exhibits

2:45-3:30pm: Psychiatric symptom management in dementia, Peter Pressman - Memory and Aging Center

3:30-4:15pm: Social and legal issues in Dementia, Janet Brush, LCSW - Senior Alternatives

4:15-5:00pm: Q & A, Panel

download program registration and agenda here

Optional Lunch Program: Incorporating Diagnostic Advances to Improve the Management of Alzheimer’s Disease

All registered guests of the One-day Dementia Program are invited to attend this free luncheon to take place during the lunch break of the program. If you are interested in registering for this program please contact Amanda Pacia at apacia@sfneurological.org or by calling 650-288-5339.

Speaker: R. Scott Turner, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology and Diretor, Memory Disorders Program
Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC

Content Outline:

I. Introduction

II. Incorporating Diagnostic Advances in Alzheimer’s Management -
▪ Review of prevalence, pathology, and disease course
▪ New diagnostic categories and definitions in AD
▪ Recent advances in diagnostic assessment
▪ Incorporating newer biomarkers into AD diagnosis
▪ Interpreting conflicting biomarker results
▪ Biomarkers to predict severity and progression
▪ Patients presenting with concerns at younger ages

III. Improving Alzheimer’s Disease Monitoring and Treatment -
▪ Setting proper patient/caregiver expectations
▪ Review of efficacy and safety of current agents
▪ New and emerging agents
▪ Efficacy of agents across diagnostic categories of AD
▪ Management considerations with new diagnostic categories
▪ Biomarkers and monitoring for disease progression
▪ Disease progression and treatment duration
▪ Addressing therapeutic clinical trial enrollment

IV. Panel Discussion and Q&A Session

V. Practice Pearls and Concluding Remarks

Commercial Support: This activity is supported by educational grants from Lilly USA, LLC and Novartis.

Driving Instructions:

Directions to the Sir Francis Drake hotel in San Francisco from the north (Marin & Wine Country):
Take Hwy 101 South to San Francisco Cross the Golden Gate Bridge and take the Lombard Street exit Take Lombard Street (Hwy 101) to Van Ness Avenue Turn RIGHT on Van Ness Avenue From Van Ness, turn LEFT onto O'Farrell Street Turn LEFT onto Powell Sir Francis Drake Hotel is on the corner of Powell and Sutter Streets, in Union Square, San Francisco.


Directions to the Sir Francis Drake San Francisco hotel from the east (East Bay and Oakland International Airport)
Take Hwy 80 West to San Francisco From the left lane on the Bay Bridge take the 5th Street exit Turn RIGHT onto 5th street and continue to Market street Cross Market (5th will become Cyril Magnin Blvd.) Continue 2 blocks to O'Farrell Street, turn RIGHT onto O'Farrell Turn LEFT onto Powell Sir Francis Drake Hotel is on the corner of Powell and Sutter Streets, in Union Square, San Francisco.

Directions to the Sir Francis Drake hotel in San Francisco from the south (Peninsula, including SFO Airport)
Take 101 North to San Francisco toward the Bay Bridge Take the 4th Street exit (last San Francisco exit) 4th Street becomes Bryant; continue on Bryant to 3rd Street Turn LEFT onto 3rd and continue 41/2 blocks, crossing Market Street Turn LEFT onto Geary and continue to Powell Turn RIGHT onto Powell Sir Francis Drake Hotel is on the corner of Powell and Sutter Streets, in Union Square, San Francisco.

San Francisco Neurological Society

Sir Francis Drake Hotel

450 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
phone: 415.392.7755
reservations: 800.795.7129
www.sirfrancisdrake.com