The Role of Neurologists and Neuro-ophthalmologists in the Diagnosis and Management of Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder

 

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

7:00 PM – 8:15 PM ET

Please note this Virtual program is at 7:00PM Eastern, 6:00PM Central, 5:00PM Mountain, and 4:00PM Pacific.

PROGRAM FEATURES

  • Personalized poster portal
  • Interactive, case-based learning environment

FACULTY

Brian G. Weinshenker, MD, FRCP(C)
Consultant, Department of Neurology
Professor of Neurology, College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of U.S.-based neurologists, neuro-ophthalmologists, and emergency physicians who treat patients with NMOSD.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Describe dysfunctional immunologic factors, such as IL-6, and pathways of clinical importance for NMOSD therapy
  • Discuss best practices for early diagnosis of NMOSD, including differential diagnosis and AQP4-IgG testing
  • Review the novel mechanisms of action of emerging treatments for NMOSD and clinical trial data on their safety and efficacy profiles

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

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

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA Category 1 Credit.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

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

Credits:

1.25 ANCC Contact Hour

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.

Awarded 1.25 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

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