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Case Studies in Multiple Sclerosis and Aging

We are pleased to share with you this free 1-hour, case-based, CME/CE monograph to help you and your care team apply best practices for managing aging patients with multiple sclerosis.

Release date: May 15, 2024
Expiration date: May 15, 2025
Estimated time to complete: 1.0 hours
Jointly Provided by

This program is supported in part by an independent medical educational grant from Mylan Specialty L.P., a Viatris Company.

Faculty Educators

Kalina Sanders, MD, MHA
Neurologist
Baptist Neurology Group
Jacksonville, FL

Megan Weigel, DNP, APRN-c
Nurse Practitioner
Baptist Neurology Group.
Jacksonville, FL

Learning Objectives:

After participating in the activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Identify the clinical difference between age-related/neurodegenerative cognitive decline and MS-related cognitive impairment.
    Discuss the role of potential biomarkers in identifying coexisting neurodegenerative disorders.
  • Explain why it is important for the care team to address comorbid vascular risk factors for cognitive decline, including lifestyle modification and healthy behaviors
Target Audience:

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of clinicians caring for patients with MS (MDs, NPs, PAs, RNs). Other healthcare providers may also participate.

Accreditation and Credit:

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by American Academy of CME, Inc. and Can Do Multiple Sclerosis. American Academy of CME, Inc. 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.

Physicians:
American Academy of CME, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse Practitioners and Nurses:
American Academy of CME, Inc., designates this educational activity for 1.0 ANCC contact hours (0.6 pharmacotherapeutic contact hours. California: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16993 for 1.0 contact hours.

PAs:
Per the American Academy of PAs, PAs attending an educational activity that has been designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may claim up to the maximum number of credits designated.

Other HCPs:
Other members of the care team will receive a certificate of participation.

Method of Participation:

There are no fees to participate in the activity. Participants must review the activity information including the learning objectives and disclosure statements, as well as the content of the activity. To receive CME/CNE credit for your participation, please complete the post-test (achieving a passing grade of 70% or greater), and program evaluation. Your certificate can be printed immediately. For any questions, please contact: [email protected]

Hardware/Software Requirements:

Adobe Reader

Questions:

For any questions about this CME/CE activity contact: [email protected]

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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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