C11 - Treatment of Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis in the Current Era

Event Time: Saturday April 21, 2018 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Topic(s): Child Neurology and Developmental Neurology, MS and CNS Inflammatory Disease
Director(s): Brenda Banwell MD, FAAN
Description: This program will cover current and emerging therapies for multiple sclerosis in children, highlighting recent clinical trials, and will discuss the real-world experience of implementation of clinical trials in the pediatric multiple sclerosis population. In addition to pharmacological aspects of treatment, the program will also highlight the importance of multidisciplinary care.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to understand the clinical features of pediatric multiple sclerosis and how current therapies influence disease activity; appreciate the array of current medications and how they are used in practice; appreciate the current clinical trials, their challenges, and next steps; and advocate for comprehensive care for children with multiple sclerosis.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

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