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Translating Evidence into an Individualized Treatment Plan in Patients with MS

Premiere Date: Monday, October 21, 2019

This activity offers CE credit for:

  1. Physicians (CME)
  2. Pharmacists (ACPE)
  3. ABIM (MOC)
  4. Other


All other clinicians will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Credit Expiration Date:
Thursday, December 31, 2020

Faculty


Aaron Miller, MD, FAAN, FANAAaron Miller, MD, FAAN, FANA 
Medical Director
Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis
Professor and Vice-Chair for Education
Department of Neurology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Statement of Need

Individualized treatment is imperative in achieving optimal outcomes in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), and the expanding treatment landscape of MS presents opportunities for clinicians to provide individualized treatment.

New MS practice trends and innovative care practices were presented at the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) 2019 Annual Meeting, but not all community clinicians were able to attend annual.

To share these updates with the MS community. CME Outfitters presents the final episode of the MS CMEOcast series from the CMSC 2019 Annual Meeting, highlighting the latest clinical evidence supporting individualized strategies for treatment selection and switching.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to:

  • Integrate individualized strategies for treatment selection and switching based on the latest clinical evidence.

The following learning objectives pertain only to those requesting CNE or CPE credit:

  • Describe individualized strategies for treatment selection and switching based on the latest clinical evidence.

Financial Support

Supported by educational grants from Biogen and Genentech.

Target Audience

Neurologists, MS specialists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and pharmacists

Credit Information

CME Credit (Physicians):
CME Outfitters, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Outfitters, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CPE Credit (Pharmacists):
ACPE CME Outfitters, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 0.5 contact hours (0.05 CEUs) Universal Activity Number:
Enduring: 0376-0000-19-045-H01-P

Type: Knowledge-based

ABIM/MOC Credit:
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

MIPS Improvement Activity: This activity counts towards MIPS Improvement Activity requirements under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). Clinicians should submit their improvement activities by attestation via the CMS Quality Payment Program website.

Note to Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

Note to Nurse Practitioners: Nurse Practitioners can apply for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). AANP will accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Nurse practitioners can also apply for credit through their state boards.

Post-tests, credit request forms, and activity evaluations must be completed online (requires free account activation), and participants can print their certificate or statement of credit immediately (75% pass rate required). This website supports all browsers except Internet Explorer for Mac. For complete technical requirements and privacy policy, visit www.cmeoutfitters.com/technical.asp.

Disclosure Declaration

It is the policy of CME Outfitters, LLC, to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, and scientific rigor and integrity in all of their CE activities. Faculty must disclose to the participants any relationships with commercial companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in faculty presentations, or with the commercial supporter of this CE activity. CME Outfitters, LLC, has evaluated, identified, and attempted to resolve any potential conflicts of interest through a rigorous content validation procedure, use of evidence-based data/research, and a multidisciplinary peer review process. The following information is for participant information only. It is not assumed that these relationships will have a negative impact on the presentations.

Dr. Miller reports that he receives research support from F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd; Genentech, Inc.; Mallinckrodt; MedDay Pharmaceuticals; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and Sanofi Genzyme. He is a consultant for Accordant Health Services (Caremark); Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Biogen Idec Inc.; Celgene Corporation; Corrona; EMD Serono, Inc.; F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd.; Genentech, Inc; Mallinckrodt; Mapi-Pharma; and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. He is on the Speakers Bureau for Biogen Idec, Inc. (unbranded disease awareness programs only); and EMD Serono, Inc. (unbranded journal club).

Jeffrey Helfand, DO (peer reviewer) has no disclosures to report.

Mae Ochoa, RPh (peer reviewer) has no disclosures to report.

Kavitha Ramachandran, PhD (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.

Jan Perez (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.

Sharon Tordoff (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.

Disclosures were obtained from the CME Outfitters, LLC staff: No disclosures to report.

Faculty of this CE activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labeled for use by the FDA. The faculty have been informed of their responsibility to disclose to the audience if they will be discussing off-label or investigational uses (any uses not approved by the FDA) of products or devices.

Questions about this activity? Call us at 877.CME.PROS (877.263.7767).

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