Neurology

Treating Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Benefits of Early DMT Use

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease associated with significant patient burden. Early treatment remains crucial to slowing inflammation and delay or prevent disability by reducing the frequency of relapses and MRI lesions. This program reviews the disease burden and discusses different treatment options for patients with MS. The overall goal is to increase clinicians’ […]

DURATION

1 hr

PROFESSION

Physician, Nursing, Pharmacy, Medical Resident, Specialist

# OF CREDITS

1

ACCREDITATION

MOC - Section 1, SCFHS

EXPIRY DATE

2023-03-09

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease associated with significant patient burden. Early treatment remains crucial to slowing inflammation and delay or prevent disability by reducing the frequency of relapses and MRI lesions. This program reviews the disease burden and discusses different treatment options for patients with MS. The overall goal is to increase clinicians’ confidence in choosing an approach to MS treatment that will optimize patient outcomes.


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

Faculty

Mohammed Al Jumah, MBBS, MD, FRCPC

Learning objectives

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

  1. Review the patient impact of multiple sclerosis (MS).
  2. Describe the benefits of starting early treatments for MS patients.

Accreditation

This current CME Course 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.

Credits are reported to the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties on a monthly basis. Please ensure that your Saudi Commission ID is accurate in your profile and allow sufficient time for credits to appear in your Mustamir account.

Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 1
Duration: 1 hr

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