This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nursing professionals, pharmacists, psychologists, social workers, rehabilitation specialists, researchers, advocates, and other members of the healthcare team involved in the management of patients with MS, conduct research in MS or who have a special interest in MS.
In order to successfully complete this knowledge-based continuing education activity, participants must register for the activity, view the presentation, complete the online evaluation, and claim for credit.
In support of improving patient care, the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) 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.
The CMSC designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The CMSC designates this overall activity for 18 contact hours of continuing nursing education.
The CMSC has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This overall activity is designated for 18 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
The sessions offering ACPE credit and the Universal Activity Number (UAN) associated with each activity will be designated in each individual slide presentation. Your CE credits will be submitted electronically to CPE Monitor. CE providers must upload participant information within 60 days from the date the participant completed the activity. For information about CPE Monitor, visit https://nabp.pharmacy/cpe-monitor-service/.
Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP) and the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC). The CMSC maintains responsibility for the content of the program. APA affiliated attendees may claim a maximum of 14 CE credits for their participation in the overall activity.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program.
. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CMSC maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this overall course can earn up to 14 continuing education credits.
A Certificate of Attendance will be given upon completion of course requirements enabling attendees to register their credit with the appropriate licensing boards or associations. Attendees may apply for other accreditations using procedures established by specific organizations.
Accreditation information specific to each presentation will be included on the presentation slides.
All accredited programs are available for one year for those professionals that are unable to participate during the live virtual Annual Meeting dates.
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Our Virtual Meeting is on May 26th-29th. We have a Virtual Patient Program on May 30th. Our Virtual Exhibit with Mini-Poster Session and Product Theaters will be on June 1st - 4th.
Yes there will be an email contact on each exhibitor site where you can contact the supporter after visiting the booth.
Four of our major supporters will have a product theater, Exhibitors will be announced at a later date.
Please contact [email protected]mscare.org
Any questions regarding support or exhibiting contact [email protected].
We hope that you found the virtual meeting , exhibits, and abstract sessions informative and valuable. The primary goal of this virtual meeting was to bring our annual meeting to you during the pandemic when traveling has been restricted. A special thanks to our educational partner, Neurology Live for hosting our first virtual adventure and Kudos to our magnificent, brilliant faculty for lectures that added to our MS ‘tool chest’.
Your participation helped to make this event a great success and your enthusiasm and positive spirit helped make it more productive and fun. We wish you all the best and hope that you continue to be safe during these difficult times.
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This virtual meeting will not be possible without the generous support from our sponsors.