Achieving Effective Recognition and Management of Spinal Muscular Atrophy: How Does Your Approach Compare with the Experts’?

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

3:30PM – 4:30PM ET

Please note this virtual program is 3:30PM Eastern, 2:30PM Central, 1:30PM Mountain and 12:30PM Pacific.

FACULTY

Julie Parsons, MD
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology
Co-Director Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic
Aurora, CO

TARGET AUDIENCE

This educational activity is intended for U.S.-based community neurologists who are involved in the diagnosis and treatment of older adolescents and adults with SMA.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

On completing the program, attendees should be able to:

  • Incorporate strategies into your clinical practice that allow for prompt recognition of the signs and symptoms of SMA in older adolescents and adults in order to provide the earliest possible diagnosis
  • Assess results from clinical trials evaluating therapies for the treatment of your older adolescent and adult patients with SMA including data indicating that disease-modifying therapies can alter the natural history of the disease
  • Facilitate multidisciplinary management of your older adolescent and adult patients with SMA

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 STATEMENT

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

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

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

CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.

CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

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

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

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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.

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