Utilizing Advanced Science to Improve the Quality of Life in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Utilizing Advanced Science to Improve the Quality of Life in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Program Overview

This CME/CNE activity will review advances in the utilization of innovative sciences in the improvement of the quality of life in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) as presented at the Florida State Neurology (FSN) 2018 meeting in Orlando, Florida. The expert faculty will analyze evidence-based data on the current science and emerging therapeutics for the improvement in lifestyle ...
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Management of Patients with SMA: Standards of Care

Management of Patients with SMA: Standards of Care

Program Overview

In this module of a Five-Part Expert Interview Series, Dr. Robert Graham, along with Dr. Basil Darras, will discuss the standards of care guidelines and how to implement them while managing patients with SMA. The faculty will review these guidelines and express how to utilize them in clinician practice, ultimately improving patient care.

Target Audience

Neurologists, pediatricians, primary ...
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Clinical Trial Data: New and Emerging Therapies for SMA

Clinical Trial Data: New and Emerging Therapies for SMA

Program Overview

In this module of a Five-Part Expert Interview Series, Dr. Basil Darras, along with Dr. Robert Graham, will review clinical trial data including new and emerging therapies for spinal muscular atrophy. The two will discuss how this clinical trial data translates into practice, ultimately improving care for SMA patients.

Target Audience

Neurologists, pediatricians, primary care physicians, internists, nurse ...
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Common Standardized Scales for Measuring Motor Function in SMA

Common Standardized Scales for Measuring Motor Function in SMA

Program Overview

In this module of a Five-Part Expert Interview Series, Amy Pasternak, PT, DTP, PCS, along with Dr. Basil Darras, will discuss the standardized scales for measuring spinal muscular atrophy. The faculty will review the various ways to measure SMA function and how to implement them into practice, ultimately providing clinicians further knowledge to treat spinal muscular atrophy.

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Understanding the Characteristics of SMA and Diagnostic Criteria

Understanding the Characteristics of SMA and Diagnostic Criteria

Program Overview

In this module of a Five-Part Expert Interview Series, Dr. Basil Darras, along with Dr. Robert Graham, will analyze the characteristics of spinal muscular atrophy, as well as discussing the diagnostic criteria. The faculty will discuss how to apply this data into clinical practice in order to improve patient outcomes.

Target Audience

Neurologists, pediatricians, primary care physicians, internists, ...
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Scientific Overview: The Pathology, Biology, and Molecular Genetics of SMA

Scientific Overview: The Pathology, Biology, and Molecular Genetics of SMA

Program Overview

In this module of a Five-Part Expert Interview Series, Dr. John Brandsema, along with Dr. Basil Darras, will review the pathology, biology and molecular genetics of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). This discussion will provide clinicians with a better understanding of the science of spinal muscular atrophy and how it relates to patient care.

Target Audience

Neurologists, pediatricians, primary ...
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An Update of Emerging Concepts in the Management of Alzheimer’s Disease

An Update of Emerging Concepts in the Management of Alzheimer’s Disease

Program Overview

This CME/CNE program will highlight content presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2018 held in Chicago, Illinois. The three expert faculty, led by Dr. Richard S. Isaacson, will provide an interactive account of recently released data regarding the treatment and management of patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). An overview of Alzheimer’s disease, including disease course, and ...
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Advancements in the Prevention and Management of Stroke

Advancements in the Prevention and Management of Stroke

Program Overview

This CME/CNE webcast will highlight recent advancements in the prevention and management of stroke. The expert faculty will discuss best practices for assessing risk as well as the modifiable risk factors of stroke. Recent clinical trial data, including that of combination therapy, will be analyzed, as well as strategies for managing the comorbidities that commonly accompany stroke. Best ...
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Advanced Clinical Update of Emerging Therapeutics for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

Advanced Clinical Update of Emerging Therapeutics for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

Program Overview

This CME program is derived from content presented at the 2017 Florida Society of Neurology Annual Meeting. Dr. Augusto Miravalle will review the pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis and how to make more effective treatment plans. Dr. Miravalle will analyze current and emerging clinical trial data for therapeutics in the treatment of multiple sclerosis. Finally, he will discuss how ...
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A Scientific Update of the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis: Review of AAN 2018

A Scientific Update of the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis: Review of AAN 2018

Program Overview

This CME/CNE program will highlight recent advances in the treatment and management of multiple sclerosis (MS) as presented at the 70th Annual American Academy of Neurology Meeting held in Los Angeles, California. The four expert faculty, led by Dr. Fred Lublin, will review the pathophysiology of MS as well as the mechanisms of action of current therapies. The ...
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