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Assessing and Managing Neuropsychiatric Problems in MS: From MRI to Treatment
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Assessing and Managing Neuropsychiatric Problems in MS: From MRI to Treatment

4/26/2013

When: 4/26/2013
Where: Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown-Lakefront
511 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, Illinois  60611
United States
Contact:
Nicole Liloia

Details

What:

Assessing and Managing Neuropsychiatric Problems in MS: From MRI to Treatment

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- This educational activity is supported by a grant from Genzyme
When/Where:

Friday, April 26th, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown-Lakefront
511 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
312-836-5900

Target Audience:
  • neurologists
  • nursing professionals
  • advance practice clinicians
  • mental health professionals
Learning Objectives:
  • Utilize patient data obtained from neuroimaging and neuropsychiatric assessments to differentiate between confounding symptoms of multiple sclerosis and cognitive dysfunction in order to develop and implement appropriate plans of care.
  • Identify neuropsychiatric disorders related to MS such as emotional dysregulation, depression, and euphoria and develop appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic plans of care.
Agenda:
08:00-09:00Registration and Continental Breakfast
09:00-09:20Introduction and Historical PerspectiveDr. Ralph Benedict
09:20-10:20Brain MRI in Multiple SclerosisDr. Robert Zivadinov
10:20-10:40Break
10:40-11:30Cognitive Impairment and FatigueDr. Fred Foley
11:30-12:15Depression, Euphoria, and Personality ChangesDr. Anthony Feinstein
12:15-12:30PanelBenedict, Zivadinov, Foley, Feinstein
12:30-01:30Luncheon
01:30-02:30Treating Cognitive Impairment in MSDr. Sarah Morrow
02:30-03:30Behavioral Approaches to Cognitive Rehabilitation in Multiple SclerosisDr. John DeLuca
03:30-03:45Break
03:45-04:15PanelBenedict, Morrow, DeLuca
04:15-04:30Closing Remarks and Adjourn
Accreditation and Credit Designation:

The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CMSC designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is co-provided by the CMSC and Nurse Practitioner Alternatives (NPA). NPA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. It has been awarded 5.5 contact hours for nurses and advanced practice nurses. (1.0 in the area of pharmacology) Accreditation does not imply endorsement by NPA, CMSC, or ANCC of recommendations or any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with the educational activity.

The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Faculty: Ralph Benedict, PhD
Fred Foley, PhD
Robert Zivadinov, MD, PhD
Anthony Feinstein, MD, PhD
Sarah Morrow, MD, FRCPC, MS
John DeLuca, PhD
Registration Fee:Complimentary! However, you will be asked to provide credit card information in order to guarantee your reservation. Credit cards will be charged a one-time $25 fee ONLY if you do not attend and do not cancel your registration by April 17.
Registration Deadline:Registration has been extended through April 22nd – please take advantage of this opportunity!!.

We cannot guarantee that we can accommodate on-site registration.
How to register:http://mscare.cloud-cme.com/Registration.aspx?FormID=69
Questions:

Please contact education@mscare.org or Nicole at 201-487-1050 x 107

About CMSC:Organized in 1986 under the direction of neurologists interested in the clinical care of MS, CMSC has grown to become a multi-disciplinary organization providing a team approach to MS care and a network for all health care professionals and others specializing in the care of persons with MS.

For more information about CMSC projects, activities, and initiatives, please visit our website at www.mscare.org

CMSC
359 Main Street, Suite A | Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: (201) 487-1050 | Fax: (201) 678-2290



 
 

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