Read Articles in ACN & Earn CE Credit

You can earn 1 CE credit per article selected in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology by reading the article through Oxford University Press and completing an online quiz. NAN members receive complimentary access to the journal and a reduced rate on the CE credit opportunity.

To Receive CE Credit:

  • Read a CE-designated article in ACN (you must access and read the article on your own prior to purchasing the CE credit through NAN DistanCE). 
  • Register for the specific article for which you wish to receive CE credit. 
  • Complete all questions on the quiz and pass with a score greater than 75%.
  • CE certificates will be emailed to you or immediately accessed through the “My Learning” menu tab in the DistanCE online learning platform.

Cost to Earn CE Credit:

  • Members: $20 
  • Non-Members: $30 

Available Articles:

Productive Social Engagement as a Vehicle to Promote Activity and Neuro-Cognitive Health in Later Adulthood

Michelle C Carlson
Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, Volume 36, Issue 7, October 2021, Pages 1274–1278

After this activity, participants will be able to:
1. List two areas of brain function most negatively impacted by aging.
2. Describe how social, physical, and cognitive activity can benefit the areas of the brain most negatively affected by aging.


Target Audience: Neuropsychologists at all career levels
Instructional Level:  Introductory

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The Effects of Cannabis Use on Cognitive Function in Healthy Aging: A Systematic Scoping Review

Nina Pocuca, T Jordan Walter, Arpi Minassian, Jared W Young, Mark A Geyer, William Perry
Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology,
Volume 36, Issue 5, August 2021, Pages 673–685.

After this activity, participants will be able to:
1. List three areas of brain morphology that have been found to be impacted by cannabis use.
2. Describe the effects that cannabis use has on cognitive functioning in older adults, as found in the studies included in the systematic review.

Target Audience: Neuropsychologists at all career levels
Instructional Level:  Introductory

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Alzheimer Disease and Parkinson Dementia Distinguished by Cognitive Marker 

Irina Kozlova, Mario A Parra, Nataliya Titova, Maria Gantman, Sergio Della Sala
Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, Volume 36, Issue 3, May 2021, Pages 307–315.

After this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Describe how the Temporary Memory Binding (TMB) task can be used in the differential diagnosis of common forms of dementia. 
2. List the characteristics of the TMB task that make it an ideal tool for differential diagnosis.

Target Audience: Neuropsychologists at all career levels
Instructional Level:  Introductory

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Commonality in Abnormality: “Abnormal” Neuropsychological Scores Are Common in Baseline Testing of Youth Athletes

Jessica Watson, Colin Brown, Rayna B Hirst, Ryan C Thompson
Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, Volume 35, Issue 5, August 2020, Pages 469–481

After this activity, participants will be able to:
1. List cognitive domains and risk factors that contribute to the highest rates of abnormal scores during neuropsychological assessment of healthy youth.
2. Describe at least one way to apply information about the prevalence of low scores that healthy youth obtain on cognitive test domains.

Target Audience: Neuropsychologists at all career levels
Instructional Level: Introduction

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Default mode network functional connectivity after multiple concussions in children and adolescents

After this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the utilization of the default mode network in studies of concussion.
2. Explain the relationship between functional connectivity and concussions in children and adolescents.

Target Audience: Neuropsychologists at all career levels 
Instructional Level: Intermediate

Vickie Plourde, Christiane S Rohr, Shane Virani, Signe Bray, Keith Owen Yeates, Brian L Brooks

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Neuropsychological Predictors of Decision-Making Capacity in Terminally Ill Patients with Advanced Cancer

After this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the role of cognitive testing in capacity assessment.
2. Discuss challenges in measuring cognitive ability in terminally ill patients.

Target Audience: Neuropsychologists at all career levels 
Instructional Level: Intermediate

Elissa Kolva1, Barry Rosenfeld2 and Rebecca M. Saracino3, (2020)Neuropsychological Predictors of Decision-Making Capacity in Terminally Ill Patients with Advanced Cancer. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 35(1)

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Neuropsychological and Psychopathological Profile of Anti-NMDAR Encephalitis:  A Possible Pathophysiological Model for Pediatric Neuropsychiatric Disorders 
 

After this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the initial and long-term symptoms associated with anti-NMDAR encephalitis, including the course and progression of symptoms and prognosis for recovery.
2. Describe the underlying mechanism of action thought to cause the immediate and long-term effects of anti-NMDAR encephalitis.

Target Audience: Neuropsychologists at all career levels 
Instructional Level: Intermediate

Elisa Cainelli1, Margherita Nosadini1, Stefano Sartori1, Agnese Suppiej1,2,* (2019)Neuropsychological and Psychopathological Profile of Anti-NMDAR Encephalitis:  A Possible Pathophysiological Model for Pediatric Neuropsychiatric Disorders Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 34(7)

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Superior Memory Reduced 8-year Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia But Not Amyloid β-Associated Cognitive Decline in

Older Adults

After this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Define and describe the SuperAger construct.
2. Discuss the clinical progression and cognitive decline associated with Aβ burden in SuperAgers relative to cognitively normal older adults.

Target Audience:
Neuropsychologists at all career levels 
Instructional Level: Intermediate

Dang C, Harrington KD, Lim YY, Ames D, Hassenstab J, Laws SM, Yassi N, Hickey M, Rainey-Smith SR, Robertson J, Rowe CC, Sohrabi HR,Salvado O, Weinborn M,Villemagne VL,Masters CL, Maruff P2; AIBL Research Group. (2019) Superior Memory Reduced 8-year Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia But Not Amyloid β-Associated Cognitive Decline in Older Adults. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 34(5). 

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Attention Measures of Accuracy, Variability, and Fatigue Detect Early Response to Donepezil in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Trial

After this activity, participants will be able to:

1.    Discuss the role of cholinesterase inhibitors in attention performance.

2.    Identify and describe which measures may best detect the treatment effects of donepezil among individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.

Target Audience: Neuropsychologists at all career levels 

Instructional Level:
Intermediate

Vila-Castelar, C., J. Ly, J., Kaplan,L., Van Dyk, K., T. Berger, J., O. Macina, L., L. Stewart, J., S. Foldi, N. (2019). Attention Measures of Accuracy, Variability, and Fatigue Detect Early Response to Donepezil in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Randomized,Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Trial. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 34(3). 

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Memory for Serial Order in Alzheimer’s Disease and Vascular Dementia: A Competitive Queuing Analysis

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss competitive queuing (CQ) models of memory for serial order.
  2. Utilize CQ models to describe serial position accuracy and error patterns in Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia as compared with healthy older adults.

Target Audience: Neuropsychologists at all career levels 

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Rhodes, E., Lamar, M., Libon, D.J., & Giovannetti, T. (2019).  Memory for serial order in Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia: A competitive queuing analysis.  Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 34(1).

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