Updates in the Management of Relapsing and Primary Progressive Forms of Multiple Sclerosis: A Closer Look at Therapies, Quality of Life, and Safety Data


Patricia Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA
Professor and Interim Chair of Neurology
Director MS Comprehensive Care Center
Stony Brook Renaissance School of Medicine
Stony Brook, NY


Ulrike W Kaunzner, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director of Neurology Clinic
Director of MS Fellowship Program
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY


This educational program focuses on updates in the management of multiple sclerosis and takes a closer look at therapies, quality of life, and safety data. Through an online enduring educational snapshot program, an ECHO Whiteboard TeleECHO series, a smart reach replay of a Whiteboard TeleECHO session, SmartCast™ microlearning podcast series, and point-of-care tools, healthcare practitioners will discuss the burden of multiple sclerosis, including both relapsing and primary progressive forms of the disease, review industry-standard practices for diagnosis and continual assessment of disease course of action, as well as the patient’s functionality, and quality of life. This program will also outline current clinical efficacy and safety data and best practices for evidence-based use of current therapies.


This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of neurologists and other healthcare professionals, such as psychiatrists, primary care clinicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, to ensure confidence in the assessment and multidisciplinary management of multiple sclerosis.


  • Discuss the burden of multiple sclerosis, including both relapsing and primary progressive forms of disease
  • Implement current best practices for diagnosis and continual assessment of disease activity, function, and quality of life in multiple sclerosis
  • Evaluate current clinical efficacy and safety data with multiple sclerosis therapeutics and best practices for evidence-based use of current therapies


In support of improving patient care, Med Learning Group is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Med Learning Group designates this virtually enduring activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the virtually enduring activity.


Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of .5 ANCC contact hour.


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Patricia Coyle, MD Consulting Fees Accordant, Biogen, Bristol Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Genentech, Horizon Therapeutics, LabCorp, Eli Lilly and Company, Mylan, Novartis, Sanofi Genzyme, and TG Therapeutics
Contracted Research Actelion, Alkermes, Celgene, CorEvitas LLC, Genentech/Roche, Janssen, MedDay Pharma, NINDS, Novartis, and Sanofi Genzyme
Ulrike W. Kaunzner, MD Consulting Fees Novartis
Contracted Research Genetech (PI initiated study, funding to Cornell)

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

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The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed by a physician and nurse reviewer.

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There are no fees for participating and receiving CE credit for this activity. In order to obtain your certificate for the mentioned accreditation, participants need to successfully complete the associated pre/post activities and evaluation. Your certificate will be provided as a downloadable file.


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RELEASED DATE: February 23, 2024
EXPIRATION DATE: February 23, 2025

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