Podcast CME Course Information
Exam: Exam 386: Practice guideline recommendations summary: Disease-modifying therapies for adults with multiple sclerosis: Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommitte
Issue: April 24, 2018
Practice guideline recommendations summary: Disease-modifying therapies for adults with multiple sclerosis: Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology
After listening to this podcast, listeners should be familiar with the recommendations for how to approach the discussion of disease-modifying therapies with patients newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS).
This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.
- Patient Care
- Systems-based Practice
Program Accreditations Subcommittee (PAS) is responsible for reviewing and evaluating all CME programs. Joseph F. Kass, MD, JD, FAAN, has received personal compensation for activities as an expert witness in litigation and in an editorial capacity for the American Academy of Neurology. Barney J. Stern, MD, FAAN, has received personal compensation for book chapter contributions. The other members of the committee (Samir Belagaje, MD; J. Clay Goodman, MD, FAAN; Omotola A. Hope, MD; Shannon M. Kilgore, MD, FAAN) and AAN staff (Kristine Mitchell) report no disclosures. Robert A. Gross, MD, PhD, FAAN, has received funding for travel and/or speaker honoraria from the American Academy of Neurology; receives a stipend as Editor-in-Chief of Neurology; has received consultant fees from GlaxoSmithKline and Harris Interactive; has served on speakers' bureaus for Abbott, UCB, and GlaxoSmithKline; has conducted clinical trials over the past 5 years funded by GlaxoSmithKline, UCB, Ortho-McNeil, Pfizer, and Marinus, but has ceased participation in industry-sponsored clinical trials and speakers' bureaus since his appointment as Neurology EIC in 2010; and has received research support from the Department of the Army, UCBPharma, and University of Rochester Medical Center/NIH. Dr. Stacey Clardy serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology® and has received research support forWestern Institute for Biomedical Research (WIBR). Dr. Jeff Ratliff serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology andreceived a speaker honorarium from Haverford College. AAN staff members editing the test (P Baskin, L Kleffman, K Aman Ramm) have no disclosures. The CME Journal Editors who have reviewed the exam are James WM Owens Jr., MD PhD, who receives royalties from UpToDate, Waltham, MA; grant support from NIH (PI, K08NS054882); and a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology and Adam Kelly, MD, who has served as Guest Editor of Continuum (April 2014) and receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology.
Dr. Clardy has received research support from Western Institute for Biomedical Research (WIBR). Dr. Rae-Grant has served on the Neurology Evidence Review Team, 2011-2018; receives publishing royalties from Handbook of Multiple Sclerosis (Springer Healthcare, 2010), Comprehensive review of clinical neurology, (Wolters Kluwer, 2012), 5 minute consult in neurology (Wolters Klower, 2012), Comprehensive review of clinical neurology second edition ( LWW, 2016), Ultimate review of neurology (DEMOS 2016), and Multiple Sclerosis and Related disorders (DEMOS, 2014); edits neurology chapters for Dynamic Medical, an online text book of medicine which is funded via library subscriptions; was involved in a clinical trial of biotin for multiple sclerosis with MedDay (no personal remuneration); and receives research support from NIH (grant #A6022304).
The other participants report no disclosures.
CME expires three years after publication date or sooner if podcasts are deemed out of date by reviewers.
The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA PRA Credit™
The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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