Detecting and Managing Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders: What Can You Do to Achieve Early Diagnosis and Improved Patient Outcomes in Your Clinical Practice?

ACTRIMS Forum 2022 registration is required to attend this independent Industry Supported CE Satellite Symposium. Register online at forum.actrims.org.

 

Saturday, February 26, 2022

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Registration and Refreshments
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM CME Symposium

Palm Beach County Convention Center
600 Okeechobee Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Meeting Room: Level Two, Grand Ballroom

Program Features

  • Create your own Personalized Poster
  • Interactive, case-based learning environment

Faculty

Dean Wingerchuk, MD, MSc, FRCP(C)
Professor and Chair
Department of Neurology
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona

Amy Kunchok, MBBS, BMedSc, MMed, FRACP
Staff Neurologist
Director of Autoimmune Neurology
Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Guest appearance by Sumaira Ahmed of Sumaira Foundation for NMO

Learning Objectives

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

  • Facilitate a timely and accurate diagnosis of NMOSD and prompt initiation of treatment
  • Interpret evidence from clinical trials assessing available and emerging therapies for the treatment of patients with NMOSD that can inform clinical decision making
  • Develop individualized evidence-based management strategies for patients with NMOSD, while understanding patients’ quality of life issues in the management of NMOSD

Target Audience
This activity is intended to meet the educational needs of U.S.-based neurologists, ophthalmologists, neuro-ophthalmologists, optometrists, pharmacists, emergency medicine clinicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who diagnose and manage patients with NMOSD.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
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. CNE Credits: 1.00 ANCC Contact Hour.

CNE 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 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

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.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME 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.

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.

For CME questions, please contact Med Learning Group at info@medlearninggroup.com

Contact this CME provider at Med Learning Group for privacy and confidentiality policy statement information at www.medlearninggroup.com/privacy-policy/

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs.  Please contact Med Learning Group prior to participating at info@medlearninggroup.com

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A Special Thank You to All HCPs

Med Learning Group sends its heartful gratitude to all healthcare professionals giving their all, 24/7, during this pandemic, despite the great risks they face. We cannot thank you enough for your courage and selfless service.

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Med Learning Group, a division of Ultimate Medical Academy, is a full-service accredited medical education company with commendation. Med Learning Group focuses on developing and implementing continuing education that improves healthcare practitioners’ ability to provide optimal care to their patients. Our goal is to provide high-quality education that is designed to deliver the highest level of outcomes for not only the practitioner, but also the patient. Med Learning Group has expertise in developing both live and online activities that are innovative, case-based, interactive and patient-centric in nature.

Med Learning Group has expertise in developing both live and online activities that are innovative, case-based, interactive and patient-centric in nature, and we focus on applying adult learning theory and principles to our programs. Even more importantly, we understand the nuances of our target audiences and design programs with a grounded understanding of how to educate both specialty audiences and general practitioners.