C44 - Multiple Sclerosis Therapy: Symptom Management

Event Time: Sunday May 5, 2019 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): MS and CNS Inflammatory Disease, Foundations in Clinical Neurology
Director(s): Andrew Solomon MD
Description: Symptom management in MS remains a very important determinant of quality of life in MS patients, even with the advent of increasing numbers of MS disease-modifying therapies. Symptoms of MS may be under-recognized and there are knowledge gaps among neurologists regarding management of these common symptoms. Faculty will review the management of common MS symptoms including fatigue, spasticity, neuropathic pain, bladder problems, bowel problems, and sexual dysfunction, and conclude with an open panel discussion regarding management of these and other commonly encountered symptoms in MS patients.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to diagnose and treat symptoms of fatigue, spasticity, neuropathic pain, bladder and bowel symptoms, and sexual dysfunction in MS patients.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

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