May 29, 2012
South Florida Chapter
What Every Healthcare Professional Needs to Know about Multiple Sclerosis
Distance Learning Opportunity
Thursday, June 21, 2012
12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM (EST)
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic and often disabling disease that affects more than 400,000 people in the United States, yet many healthcare providers do not know much about the disease. Dr. Jeffrey B. English, Director of Clinical Research at The Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta, will give an overview of the disease and discuss the diagnosis, treatment, and management of MS.
Jeffrey B. English, M.D.
Director of Clinical Research
The Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta
1. Participants can describe the etiology and mechanisms of Multiple Sclerosis including symptoms, nomenclature, and process for diagnosis.
2. Participants will identify therapies that slow the Multiple Sclerosis progression, including side effects and risks.
3. Participants will understand general medical issues and the complex multifaceted care required in Multiple Sclerosis patients.
Continuing Education Statement:
• Application has been made to Georgia Health Sciences University for 1 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 CME credit.
• Application has been made to Georgia Southern University, Continuing Education Center, an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation for 1 contact hour continuing nursing education.
• Application has been made to Georgia Southern University for 1 hour of credit from the National Association of Social Workers.