Neurology

Initiating Treatment for MS: An Escalation Approach Versus Starting Early Intensive Treatment

Two different treatment paradigms are most often used in multiple sclerosis (MS): an “escalation approach” versus “early intensive treatment”. This program will discuss the difference between the two treatment paradigms and the rationale behind each approach. The goal is to provide clinicians with useful information that is relevant to their clinical practice when deciding how to treat their patients with MS. This program has received an unrestricted educational grant or in-kind support from Roche.

DURATION

30 min

PROFESSION

Physician, Nursing, Pharmacy, Medical Resident, Specialist

# OF CREDITS

0.5

ACCREDITATION

MOC - Section 1, SCFHS

EXPIRY DATE

2023-03-09

Two different treatment paradigms are most often used in multiple sclerosis (MS): an “escalation approach” versus “early intensive treatment”. This program will discuss the difference between the two treatment paradigms and the rationale behind each approach. The goal is to provide clinicians with useful information that is relevant to their clinical practice when deciding how to treat their patients with MS.


This program has received an unrestricted educational grant or in-kind support from Roche.

Faculty

Yaser Al Malik, MD,FRCPC, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, CSCN (EEG & EMG)

Hani Aggad, MD

Learning objectives

Upon viewing the educational video and completing requirements, participants will be better able to:

  • Differentiate between two MS treatment paradigms: an escalation strategy versus starting early intensive treatment. 
  • Review the clinical data and rationale behind each approach to MS management.

Accreditation

This Expert Brief Video is part of a multi-component learning series.

This learning series is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and is approved by Queens University and accredited by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties for up to 5.5 CPD hour(s) for the completion of all components within the series

Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0.5
Duration: 30 min

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