Neurology

The Role of Early DMTs and the Impact of COVID-19 on MS

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disorder for which there is currently no cure. Management of MS during the COVID-19 pandemic created challenges for patients in the Kingdom and around the World. In this webinar, our panel of international experts will review the current COVID-19 protection and vaccine recommendations for patients with MS and […]

DURATION

1 hr

PROFESSION

Physician, Nursing, Pharmacy, Allied Health, Medical Resident, Student, Specialist

# OF CREDITS

1

ACCREDITATION

MOC - Section 1, SCFHS

EXPIRY DATE

2023-03-09

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disorder for which there is currently no cure. Management of MS during the COVID-19 pandemic created challenges for patients in the Kingdom and around the World. In this webinar, our panel of international experts will review the current COVID-19 protection and vaccine recommendations for patients with MS and NMOSD. Panelists will also discuss the updates on treatment management and new evidence with MS and NMOSD disease modifying therapies and how this will influence practice today and in the near future.


This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Roche Products Saudi Arabia.

Faculty

Mohammed Al Jumah, MBBS, MD, FRCPC

Yaser Al Malik, MD, FRCPC, ABPN, CSCN

Amani Alshehri, B Pharm, PharmD, BCPS, RPh, PGY2

Anthony Traboulsee, MD, FRCP

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education program, participants will be better able to:

  • Develop treatment goals for patient with multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Discuss the considerations and benefits of early disease modifying treatment for patients with MS
  • Review current recommendations for the management of Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD)
  • Provide an overview of COVID-19 impact on the delivery of MS care
  • Describe COVID-19 severity for patients with MS
  • Review the current COVID-19 protection and vaccine recommendations for patients with MS

Accreditation

This webinar is a live Accredited 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 1.0 CPD hour(s).
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 1
Duration: 1 hr

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