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<em>Shared Decision Making:</em> Improving Multiple Sclerosis Outcomes Through Education & Engagement

Shared Decision Making: Improving Multiple Sclerosis Outcomes Through Education & Engagement

Format

Monograph

Time to Complete

1 hour

Released

June 30, 2017

Expires

June 30, 2018
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Maximum Credits

1.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accredited Provider



This activity is provided by Global Education Group.

Commercial Supporter

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Program Description

This educational activity is designed to make physicians more aware of topics that are of vital interest to patients with multiple sclerosis, more knowledgeable of emerging multiple sclerosis evidence, and suggests options that put Shared Decision Making into practice so physicians can measure and report improved health outcomes as a result of effective collaboration between physician, clinical team, and the patient and/or their caregivers. Throughout the education will be perspectives on what physicians and their collaborative teams should consider when meeting with and counseling patients about care plan options, based on each patient’s own preferences and goals, in order to improve quality of life. All information is prepared in brief, but concise and clinically accurate portions that are sensitive to the time constraints of busy clinicians, and accompanied by suggested summary options that clinicians may digest and apply to real-life practice for personalizing an experience with each individual multiple sclerosis patient.

Program Agenda

Pre-Test – 5 minutes
Abstracts – 45 minutes
Post-Test – 5 minutes
Evaluation – 5 minutes

Intended Audience

This educational activity is designed to meet the educational needs of and help close practice gaps of multiple sclerosis-focused neurologists, neurology nurses, nurse practitioners, and other allied healthcare professionals who are responsible for making decisions with patients and/or their caregivers.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Explain how to increase awareness around the efficacy and safety profile of current/emerging relapse therapies that aim to increase patient quality of life
  • Identify patients who will benefit not only from established treatment best practices but also the latest emerging relapsed or primary progressive evidence
  • Discuss how the Shared Decision Making process is used to improve the opportunity to measure and report better-quality patient outcomes

Fee and Refund / Cancellation Policy

There is no fee for this educational activity.

Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

Global Education Group (Global) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by Global for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

Accredited Provider Disclosure

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Chirag Bhagat, PharmD, has nothing to disclose.
Lindsay Borvansky has nothing to disclose.
Andrea Funk has nothing to disclose.
Laura Gilsdorf has nothing to disclose.
Ashley Marostica, RN, MSN, has nothing to disclose.

Credit

1.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

Global Education Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

* This CME/CE activity complies with all requirements of the federal Physician Payment Sunshine Act. If a reportable event is associated with this activity, the accredited provider managing the program will provide the appropriate physician data to the Open Payments database.

Designation Statement

Global Education Group designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1
Credit(s)
TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Global Education Group (Global) does not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Instructions

To obtain credit, a post-test score of 70% or better is required. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the post-test survey, and have received your digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME within your Profile/CME History, which you can then access at any time.

If you have any questions relating to the accreditation of this activity, please contact Global Education Group at 303-395-1782 or inquire@globaleducationgroup.com.

If you have any questions relating to other issues with this activity, please contact myCME.Support@haymarketmedical.com.

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SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Hardware and Software Requirements
  • A computer with an internet connection
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
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