Education and Research Conference

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New Directions in Research and Care is New Jersey’s largest and most successful dementia-specific education program for healthcare professionals. The conference inspires healthcare professionals to improve treatment and care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, to stimulate new methods of providing care in facilities and in the homes of Alzheimer’s families, and to share the most recent trends in dementia research.

The 2018 Education & Research Conference was held on Wednesday, April 18 at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, New Jersey. Click here to learn more about the event.


Richard S. Isaacson, M.D.
Director, Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic,
Weill Cornell Memory Disorders Program
Associate Professor of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medicine
Director, Neurology Training Program, Weill Cornell Medicine/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital 

Care and Support Plenary:

Pauline Boss, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota
Fellow, American Psychological Association
Fellow, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Family Therapist, Private Practice 

Medical Plenary:

Jill S. Goldman, MS, MPhil, CGC
Genetic Counselor, Senior Staff Associate
Taub Institute, Columbia University Medical Center, NY, NY

Accreditation Information

Administrators (LNHA/CALA):
This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 5 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval #20190417-10-A42076-IN

Certified Case Managers:
This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 5 CE contact hours. Activity code: S00031403  Approval Number: 180001080.

Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This CE activity provides 5 contact hours of continuing nursing education. Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 5 contact hours.

Registered Dietitians (RD):
Medical Education Resources (Provider Number ME110) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 5 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program/material.

New Jersey Social Workers:
This conference is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards – ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program, Provider #56 Courses #1823-1830 from 04/12/2018 – 4/12/2020. Social workers will receive the type and number of credits listed in the course description.

Activity Professionals:
The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals ( NCCAP) has approved this educational program for 5 clock hours of continuing education. Program Pre-Approval Number: NCCAP 500234-19.

Recreation Therapists:
This educational offering has been approved by the New Jersey Recreation and Park Association for .5 CEUs.

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2018 Education and Research Conference

  • Education and Research Conference