Webcast CME

Best Practices in Multiple Sclerosis -
3rd Annual MS Highlights Report

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The Best Practices in Multiple Sclerosis webcast series reviews the most important information presented at the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) and the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) annual meetings and identifies potential implications for clinical practice. Presentations review recent research in the areas of progressive MS, MRI imaging, neuromyelitis optica, treatments, and basic science.

Webcasts

Report from ECTRIMS
Best Practices in Multiple Sclerosis - Report from ECTRIMS
Devon Conway, MD; Daniel Ontaneda, MD; Mary Alissa Willis, MD; Dean M. Wingerchuk, MD, MSc, FRCP(C)
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: December 21, 2016
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: December 21, 2016
Specialties: Neurology, Internal Medicine
Report from CMSC
Best Practices in Multiple Sclerosis - Report from CMSC
Robert J. Fox, MD; Stephen E. Jones, MD PhD;Michael Levy, MD, PhD; Mary Alissa Willis, MD
Estimated Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Release Date: September 6, 2016
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: September 6, 2017
Specialties: Neurology, Internal Medicine

Objectives

  1. Summarize the most important information presented at these meetings and their potential implications for clinical practice.
  2. Describe pros and cons of MRI technologies as an imaging study in the diagnosis of MS as well as newer techniques applicable to MS diagnosis and monitoring.
  3. Define optic neuritis, its pathology, clinical characteristics, appropriate imaging studies, diagnosis, and treatment options.
  4. Synthesize safety and efficacy data from clinical trials and assess their potential implications for clinical practicee.
  5. Review emerging data on efficacy and side effects of oral agents for MS and other newer agents emerging for MS treatment.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for neurologists, internal medicine physicians, clinical researchers, and allied health professionals, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Activity Director

Alexander D. Rae-Grant, MD, FRCP(C)
Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis
Center for Brain Health
Jane and Lee Seidman Chair for Neurological Education
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH