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Multiple Sclerosis Monthly Reports

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Multiple Sclerosis Monthly Reports is a case-based CME-certified webcast series designed to provide health care providers with the most current information about the identification, management, and treatment of patients with MS, with the goal of improving clinical outcomes and enhancing patient quality of life. The overall goal of this series is to enhance participants' knowledge, competence, and skills in the best clinical practices in the care of patients with MS.


Jeffrey A. Cohen, MD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: January 26, 2016
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: January 26, 2018
Specialties: Neurology
Robert Bermel, MD
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Release Date: January 26, 2016
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: January 26, 2018
Specialties: Neurology, Internal Medicine

Series Objectives

  1. Describe strategies for selecting therapies in MS, including switching therapies and applying treat-to-target concepts.
  2. Highlight new treatments, and those in development, for MS.
  3. Define how to recognize, screen, and diagnose cognitive impairment in patients with MS.
  4. Explain the potential use of atrophy measures as indicators of disease progression.
  5. Recognize, assess, and treat gait disorders in patients with MS.
  6. Explain the clinical symptoms and different disease features of late-onset MS and describe its impact on the diagnosis and treatment of this patient population.
  7. Summarize the current status of research efforts using stem cell therapies to treat MS.
  8. Define autoimmune encephalitis and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment.
  9. Describe how to recognize depression in patients with MS and list criteria for referring them for psychiatric consult.

Target Audience

This educational series is designed for neurologists, internal medicine physicians, and other health care professionals who manage patients with multiple sclerosis.

Activity Director

Alexander D. Rae-Grant, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Director of Resident and Student Education
Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis Treatment and Research
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH