2nd Annual Symposium on Current Strategies in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis – Module 2
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Release date: April 17, 2015
Valid through: April 17, 2016
Topic: Multiple Sclerosis
Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 1.25 hours (72 minutes)
This webcast is directed primarily to neurologists, radiologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, registered nurses, and clinicians involved in the management of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). No specific skill or knowledge other than a basic training in neurology is required for successful participation in this activity.
This webcast is intended to provide paradigm shift in the treatment options for MS. The format will include didactic lectures from known thought leaders, question and answer sessions, case report presentation and ample opportunity for participant interaction with faculty. This enduring online activity is designed to provide clinical decision-making strategies for integration of novel therapeutic options.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Explain the role of high-field MRI in monitoring disease activity in patients with MS with an emphasis on use and misuse
- Discuss the disease-modifying therapies for MS and the criteria for selection of patients
- Physicians — maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
All other health care professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.
Darin T. Okuda, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Houston, TX
Victor M. Rivera, MD, Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Emeritus Attending, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
Physician Continuing Medical Education
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 joint providership of A. Webb Roberts Center for CME of Baylor Health Care System and MedNet. The A. Webb Roberts Center for CME of Baylor Health Care System is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Health Care System designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest
The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME webcast:
- Consultant: Accorda, Teva Neuroscience, Genzyme, Biogen/IDEC
- Consultant: Genzyme, Pfizer, Teva Neuroscience
The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME webcast:
- Grant Support: NIH, PCORI, Biogen, Acorda, Guthy Jackson Charitable Foundation and the Accelerated Cure Project
- Honoraria: MSAA
- Consultant: EMD Serono, DioGenix, Inc., Novartis
- No relevant financial relationships
All other individuals in a position to control content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Instructions for Participation and Credit
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this webcast. During the period April 17, 2015 through April 17, 2016, participants must read all of the material and study the educational webcast.
Instructions For Course Participation
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