Latest Developments in Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Diagnostics, Treatments and Patient-Centred Care

Released On: July 7, 2023
Valid for Credit Through: July 6, 2024
Target Audience 

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of neurologists, including neuroimmunologists; neuroradiologists; ophthalmologists, including neuro-ophthalmologists; and specialist neurology nurses involved in the management of NMOSD.


In this touchSATELLITE SYMPOSIUM activity, leading experts in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) examine evidence-based approaches to achieve early and accurate diagnosis of NMOSD, leading to appropriate treatment selection. They explore the latest clinical data on current and emerging treatments, and discuss multidisciplinary strategies to mitigate the clinical burden of NMOSD and improve patient quality of life.

Learning Objectives

After watching this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Recall strategies that facilitate an early and accurate diagnosis of NMOSD
  • Describe how evidence from clinical trials investigating current and emerging treatments for NMOSD informs clinical decision making
  • Select individualized management plans for patients with NMOSD to reduce the patient-reported burden of symptoms

Dr. Dalia Rotstein, University of Toronto, ON, Canada

Dr. Eoin Flanagan, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through a joint providership of USF Health and touchIME. USF Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

USF Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Advanced Practice Providers

Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 1.0 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

The AANPCP accepts certificates of participation for educational activities approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM by ACCME-accredited providers. APRNs who participate will receive a certificate of completion commensurate with the extent of their participation.

This Activity Is Funded By:

An independent medical education grant from Alexion.

This activity is jointly provided by USF Health and touchIME.

If you have any questions regarding credit please contact [email protected]

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.

Related Posts