Clinical Challenges in MS Care: Family Planning, Pregnancy, and Disease-Modifying Therapies - National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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Clinical Challenges in MS Care: Family Planning, Pregnancy, and Disease-Modifying Therapies

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May 7, 2014 - May 6, 2015

Recurring Event
CMEs or CNEs expire for this program on May 6, 2015.

Intended Audience:  Healthcare professionals, specifically, neurologists, internists, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses and other providers involved in the care of patients with multiple sclerosis.

After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Recognize the importance of providing preconception counseling to all patients of childbearing age in order to reduce reproductive risks.
  • Apply the most recent evidence concerning the reproductive safety of approved DMTs when counseling patients with MS who are considering pregnancy or those who are pregnant.
  • Summarize and provide context for the available data (animal and human) concerning the reproductive safety of newer and emerging DMTs.
  • Assess the available evidence regarding DMTs and male reproductive health in order to effectively communicate their potential risks to male patients with MS.
  • Discuss the evidence on the safety of DMTs used during lactation, in order to optimize outcomes for patients with MS who breastfeed their infants.
  • Implement evidence-based treatment strategies to optimize the management of postpartum relapses

Review this internet-based CME-CNE activity. To take the post-test, please click on the post-test button below the slide window of the player which will take you to a new page where you can choose whether you want to be directed to the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s website or the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing. If you already have registered for other programs at either of these websites, simply enter the requested information when prompted. Otherwise, complete the registration form to begin the testing process. The information you enter here will be used to generate your CME-CNE certificate. Please complete all fields to ensure accurate registration. Complete the post-test and evaluation and attest to the amount of time spent in the activity. Upon receiving a score of 70% or above, print your CME-CNE certificate.

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Credit Reciprocity.  American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME. American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.0 credit of Category 1 for completing this program.

For more information and to view the activity, please CLICK HERE.

For CME Questions, please contact the CME Office at (410) 955-2959 or e-mail cmenet@jhmi.edu.
CME Certificates, please call (410) 502-9634.

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