The Role of Vitamin D in Cognitive Decline and Dementia

Vitamin D and the Brain

The Role of Vitamin D in Cognitive Decline and Dementia

last update on: 06/24/2024

Learn about the association between vitamin D and lower risk of cognitive decline and dementia.

Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CEU self-assessment and CEU evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 45 minutes. 

This activity is approved for continuing education for physicians, nurses, and dietitians. 

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • Describe the current evidence linking vitamin D with cognitive decline and neuropathology.
  • Describe the strengths and limitations of various study designs examining vitamin D and cognition in community-based cohorts.

Requirements for successful completion: Participants will be awarded contact hours commensurate with participation after completion of the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.





45 minutes



August 09, 2026


The following professions cannot earn credits for this course: Health & Wellness Coach, Pharmacist. Users with these professions may view the course, but will not receive a certificate upon completion.