National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Recurring EventCMEs expire on September 9, 2014.
This activity is intended for neurologists, primary care providers, nursing professionals, physician assistants, rehabilitation specialists, mental health professionals, and other healthcare providers involved in the treatment of MS. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to 1)Apply screening and assessment tools to determine risk in patients who are likely to suffer from MS-related symptoms; 2) Analyze and implement evidence-based therapeutic interventions designed to prevent disability and improve quality of life in patients with MS; 3)Evaluate the efficacy of nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment approaches for symptom management and 4) Formulate and monitor treatment strategies for MS symptoms based on patient characteristics and preferences. This activity is co-provided by the CMSC, NPA, and ACHL. Physicians: The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses: Nurse Practitioner Alternatives (NPA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.This activity has been awarded 1.0 contact hours for nurses and advanced practice nurses. Accreditation does not imply endorsement by NPA, CMSC, ACHL, or ANCC of recommendations or any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with the educational activity. Case Managers: This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 1.0 CE contact hour(s).