Current Understanding of Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders
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There has been tremendous growth in Multiple Sclerosis genetics, as well as the understanding of pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of this common neurologic disease. The proliferation of therapeutic options for the treatment of multiple sclerosis has raised many questions from community neurologists and other providers about sequencing and selection of therapy. This course will consist of national and international experts who will address the key topics in multiple sclerosis.
~Describe the current understanding of the genetic basis of multiple sclerosis
~ Recognize the clinical demographic and immunopathologic characteristics of neuromyelitis optica
~ Apply the latest neuroimaging criteria used in multiple sclerosis appropriately
~ Assess the risk benefit ratio of new and emerging therapies for multiple sclerosis
~ Describe the importance of microglia in inflammatory central nervous system demyelinating diseases
~ Recognize the pathological characteristics of cortical injury in multiple sclerosis
~ Cite the impact of pregnancy in multiple sclerosis
The Yale School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA
Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians/PhDs – $175
Nurses/PAs/Allied Health Professionals – $100
Non-Yale Residents/Fellows/Students† – $50
Yale Residents/Fellows/Students† – complimentary