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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis


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Speakers

  • Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD

    Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD

    Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD

    Professor of Neurology

    Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD is professor of neurology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, director of both the Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases and the MDA/ALS Center of Hope, and for more than 30 years has been director of the Muscular Dystrophy Clinic at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Center in Allentown. Dr Heiman-Patterson received her medical degree and completed a neurology residency at Albany Medical College in New York, and completed both clinical and research postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She is board-certified in neurology, with subspecialty certification in neuromuscular diseases. Her research focuses on ALS, and includes both clinical and laboratory interests.

CME Information

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Early Recognition and Intervention for Improved Outcomes


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify patient characteristics and symptoms that would suggest a patient may have ALS
  • Formulate a differential diagnosis for ALS
  • Assess the therapeutic rationale of current and emerging agents for the management of ALS
  • Optimize the management of symptoms associated with ALS

Acknowledgement

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc

Tuition

Complimentary

Accreditation Statement

The 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 Albert Einstein College of Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statements

Live Internet Activity

Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Enduring Material

Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Credits

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Date of Release/Expiration

Live Internet Activity
Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 3:00 PM EST – 4:00 PM ET.

Enduring Material
The enduring material will be available from January 31, 2019 to January 31, 2020.

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for neurologists, neuromuscular specialists, primary care physicians, internists, pulmonologists, advanced practitioners (nurse practitioners; physician assistants), pharmacists, and nurses.

Estimated Time to Complete

This activity consists of one session, which should take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Method of Participation

There are no fees to participate in this activity. To receive credit, participants must (1) read the target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure statements, (2) complete the educational activity online, and (3) complete the posttest and activity evaluation. It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 hour to complete. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, participants must receive a minimum score of 70% on the posttest.

Hardware/Software Requirements

Participants will need a computer with a recent version of Adobe Flash installed, as well as an internet connection sufficient for streaming media.

Faculty Disclosure

The "Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy" of Albert Einstein College of Medicine requires that faculty participating in any CME activity and anyone in a position to influence content disclose to the audience any relationship(s) with a pharmaceutical or equipment company. Any presenter whose disclosed relationships prove to create a conflict of interest, with regard to their contribution to the activity, will not be permitted to present.

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine also requires that faculty participating in any CME activity and anyone in a position to influence content disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product, or device, not yet approved for use in the United States.

Presenter

Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD
Consulting Fees: Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Cytokinetics, RTI

Contracted Research: Amylyx, Cytokinetics, Mallinkrodt, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Orion Pharma

Peer Reviewer

David M. Kaufman, MD
Has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity

Providers

Einstein-Montefiore Center for Continuing Medical Education
The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) staff at Albert Einstein College of Medicine has no disclosures to report relevant to this activity.

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:

PlatformQ Health Education, LLC

David Howard
Medical Director
PlatformQ Health Education, LLC

Has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.

Alissa Yost
Senior Program Manager

Has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.

Discalimers (if applicable)

The material is prepared based on a review of multiple sources of information but is not exhaustive of the subject matter. Therefore, health care professionals and other individuals should review and consider other publications and materials about the subject matter other than relying solely on the information contained in this material.

Contact Information

Accreditation Support:
Please send all inquiries to: Montefiore Medical Center, CCME, 3301 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, New York 10467, or via phone at (718) 920-6674, or via fax to (718) 798-2336, or via email to cme@montefiore.org.

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