The Science of MS Management: Current Mechanisms in MS Therapy – Which Ones—and Why?

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nursing professionals, pharmacists, and other members of the healthcare team who manage patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Explain basic mechanisms in approved MS DMTs
  • Analyze rationale for use of certain mechanisms for MS disease management
  • Apply knowledge of therapeutic mechanisms to expand education of patients with MS and other healthcare professionals

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) and Delaware Media Group. The CMSC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing medical education for the healthcare team.

Physicians

The CMSC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

The CMSC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 Continuing Nursing Education Credits (1.25 of these credits are in the area of pharmacology).

Nurses

The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education and will award 1.25 contact hours (.125 CEUs) to pharmacists who (1) complete the activity, (2) submit a passing posttest, and (3) complete the evaluation form. The Universal Activity Number (UAN) for this activity is JA4008165-9999-19-001-H01-P. This is a knowledge-based activity.

Upon successful completion of the activity, your CE credits will be submitted electronically to the NABP CPE Monitor service. For information about CPE Monitor, visit https://nabp.pharmacy/cpe-monitor-service/

Paper certificates are not valid for pharmacy credit.

Disclosures

Corey C. Ford, MD, PhD

Dr. Ford has disclosed the following financial relationships:

Sources of Funding for Research: Actelion, Adamas, Alkermes, Biogen, Genentech, Genzyme, Mallinckrodt, Medday, Novartis, Roche, Sanofi Aventis, and Teva Pharmaceuticals; Consulting Agreements: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Andrew D. Goodman, MD

Dr. Goodman has disclosed the following financial relationships:

Sources of Funding for Research: Adamas, Atara, Biogen, Roche, Sanofi Genzyme, Sun Pharma, Teva Pharmaceuticals; Consulting Agreements: Abide, Adamas, EMD Serono, Sun Pharma

Reviewer
Laurie Scudder, DNP, NP

Laurie Scudder has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Planners and Managers
The following planners and managers have disclosed no relevant financial relationships: Joseph J. D’Onofrio, Frank Marino, Katherine Wandersee.

Commercial Support Acknowledgement

This continuing education publication is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Code: CMSC-DELMED 2019/1

Release Date: February 28, 2019

Credit for this program expires February 29, 2020

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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