The accuracy and speed required to diagnose multiple sclerosis depends on the expertise of the clinician. Accurate interpretation of MRI findings is essential. A missed diagnosis – or misdiagnosis – leads to delays in offering appropriate therapy. In the first of 2 activities, experts discuss and interpret updates to the McDonald MS diagnostic criteria. The second offers case studies that challenge learners to evaluate the radiological and clinical evidence that supports – or does not support – their diagnosis.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
This activity has been designed to address the educational needs of clinicians in multiple sclerosis (MS) centers or community neurology practices involved in the diagnosis of patients with multiple MS, including specialist physicians, primary care clinicians who manage and/or treat a high volume of neurological conditions, physician assistants (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs), and nurses.
Expiration date: December 18, 2020
Estimated time to complete each activity: 0.5 hours
There is no registration fee.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Global Education Group (Global) and Global Academy for Medical Education. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physician Credit Designation
Global Education Group designates these enduring activities for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in
Nurse Credit Designation
Global Education Group is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This educational activity for 0.5 contact hour is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME/CE credit for this activity. During the period December 18, 2019 through December 18, 2020, participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity. Upon completing either or both of the online activities in this curriculum, participants will automatically receive their CME/CAE certificate(s).