Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Seminar CME / CPD 

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 2-1A (MS2-1A) Topics Include:  Phases and Types of MS, Interleukin 2 Therapies, Accurate Diagnosis, MRI Findings in Patients with MS, and more.

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Format:
Available in Audio format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part A

Course Topics

Multiple Sclerosis/Parkinson Disease

Distinguish among the different phases and types of multiple sclerosis (MS); Determine when to initiate or change therapy for patients with MS; Explain the benefits and risks of disease-modifying and nondisease-modifying therapies for MS; Identify risk factors for Parkinson disease (PD); Individualize therapy for patients with PD.

Stem-Cell Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Explain the characteristics of stem cells; Identify potential stem cell therapies for patients with multiple sclerosis; Weigh the potential benefits and risks associated with stem cell therapies for multiple sclerosis; Compare stem cell therapies with available treatments for multiple sclerosis; Provide patients with information on the current state of stem cell research in patients with multiple sclerosis.

QUALIFIES FOR END OF LIFE/PALLIATIVE CARE

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)/Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Educate and inform patients, families, and the public about ALS; Use the Red Flag tool to speed the diagnosis of possible ALS; Refer appropriate patients for specialty care in a timely fashion; Evaluate the evidence supporting the use of anti B-cell, T-cell, and interleukin 2 therapies in patients with MS; Compare benefits and side effects of emerging therapies for MS.

Updates on Multiple Sclerosis and Epilepsy

Accurately diagnose atypical presentations of MS; Differentiate MS from neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder; Explain upcoming revisions to current diagnostic criteria for MS; Recognize the role of inflammation in the development of acquired epilepsy; Evaluate the evidence supporting inhibition of cyclooxegenase-2/prostaglandin E2 in treatment of epilepsy.

Multiple Sclerosis/Alcohol Abuse

Identify symptoms suggestive of multiple sclerosis (MS); Recognize common physical examination and magnetic resonance imaging findings in patients with MS; Explain the pathophysiology of MS and its progression; Use evidence-based screening strategies for alcohol abuse; Prescribe medications for the treatment of alcohol abuse.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  PediatricsFamily PracticeInternal Medicine, and Nutrition

If you have taken the current Multiple Sclerosis CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

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