Shared Decision-Making in MS: Improving Patient Engagement and Collaboration. An Animated Whiteboard Program

Released On
September 4, 2019

Expires On
September 4, 2020

Media Type
Internet

Completion Time
60 minutes

Specialty
Neurology

Topic(s)
MS

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Provided by Med Learning Group and Co-sponsored by Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM.


Supported in part by an independent educational grant from Genentech.

Credit Available

  • Physicians — maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • Nurses — 1.0 contact hour(s).

All other healthcare professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.

Target Audience

This CME initiative is designed to meet the needs of physicians, specialists, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other health care professionals treating patients with MS.

Program Overview

This enduring activity is focused on the care of patients with multiple sclerosis.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review the role of shared decision-making (SDM) in designing treatment plans and long-term care for patients with MS
  • Identify ways to improve patients’ engagement in their MS care through review of preferences, goals, and individual circumstances
  • Assess treatment options for MS along with their roles in the individualized treatment of MS

Faculty

Patricia Coyle, MD

Professor, Department of Neurology
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs
Director, MS Comprehensive Care Center
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook, New York

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.

Credit Designation

Med Learning Group designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with multiple sclerosis.

Accreditation Statement

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

Awarded 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in a MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

Patricia Coyle, MD

  • Consultant fees: Accordant, Bayer, Biogen, Celgene, Genentech/Hoffman LaRoche, Novartis, Sanofi Genzyme, and Serono
  • Research funding : Actelion, Alkermes, Genentech/Hoffman LaRoche, MedDay, NINDS, and Novartis

CME content review

The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

CNE Content Review

The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

The staff, 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/CE activity:

Matthew Frese, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Felecia Beachum, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Stephanie Wenick, Medical Director for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Brianna Hanson, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME/CNE activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

During this lecture, Dr. Coyle may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications

Instructions for Participation and Credit

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME/CNE credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
  2. Participate in the enduring activity.
  3. Submit the evaluation form to the Med Learning Group.

You will receive your certificate for download immediately, you will also get an email reminder.

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Disclaimer

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

Participation Statement

This educational activity provides training necessary for licensed attendees to maintain state licensing requirements. The tuition for this educational activity is subsidized in part by unrestricted educational grants, including for those attendees who have successfully completed the state licensing requirements for their respective fields. This subsidy is reflected in the registration fees for this activity.

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