RACIAL AND GENETIC IMPLICATIONS FOR MS TREATMENT SELECTION

DATE OF RELEASE/EXPIRATION

The enduring material will be available from August 27, 2021 to September 10, 2022

Jointly provided by Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC (PQHE).

CREDIT AVAILABLE

Physicians – 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Nurses – 1.0 contact hours of nursing continuing professional development (NCPD)
Pharmacists – 1.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit
PAs – 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
All other healthcare professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, pharmacists, nursing professionals, PAs, and other members of the healthcare team involved in the management of patients with MS.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completing this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Summarize the impact of race and gender on MS presentation and disease course
  • Explain how knowledge of race and gender issues can help guide treatment selection and approaches to care
  • Develop strategies to discuss ongoing or currently enrolling trials as potential care options with patients of racial and ethnic minority groups

FACULTY

Robert K. Shin, MD, FANA, FAAN
Professor, Department of Neurology
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Director, Georgetown Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center
Georgetown University Medical Center

Lilyana Amezcua, MD, MS, FAAN
Associate Professor of Neurology
Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship Program Director
Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care and Research Group
USC, Keck School of Medicine

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

This activity is supported by educational grants from Bristol Myers Squibb, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, and Sanofi Genzyme.

About Me

The Continuing Medical Education Program is an integral part of the organization’s overall mission which aims to improve learners’ competence and performance‐in‐practice and ultimately improve patient outcomes.

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