z 09/22/20 Multiple Sclerosis: Toward Remyelination and Repair
Time: September 22, 2020, 4 pm - 5:30 pm Central Standard Time.
Note: If you are unable to attend the live event, you will be automatically enrolled in the on-demand version.
Description: In this presentation, the speaker will review updates in the approach to treating patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) including both disease modifying therapies and symptom-based modalities. The speaker will then review the emerging science of remyelination and repair in the field of MS.
Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Discuss updates in decision making around selection of disease modifying therapies in patients with multiple sclerosis.
- Identify common symptom complexes in patients with multiple sclerosis and select appropriate treatment.
- Interpret emerging data in the field of remyelination and repair in the field of multiple sclerosis.
Instructor: Carolyn J Bevan, MD MS, Assistant Professor, Division of Multiple Sclerosis and Clinical Neuroimmunology. Associate Program Director, Neurology Residency Program, Davee Department of Neurology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Audience: Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists
Continuing Education Credits
The Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1.5 Contact Hours has approved this course. Approval #216-000069
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved by the New York Physical Therapy Board for 1.5 Contact Hours
This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).
Financial - Receives an honorarium for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; receives a consulting fee and speaker fee from Genentech; receives an honorarium from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Non-Financial - No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists
Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.
- PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or higher
- MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari
Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter, email, or fax or contact us by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.