Neurologists and other health care providers actively involved in the care of patients with multiple sclerosis
Biomarkers, CIS, Clinically Isolated Syndrome, Disease-modifying Drug Therapy, DMD, Glatiramer Acetate, IFN, Interferon Beta, Interferons, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, MRI, MS, MS Diagnosis, Multiple Sclerosis, Radiologically Isolated Syndrome, RIS
DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT
Potomac Center for Medical Education (PCME) adheres to the policies and guidelines, including the Standards for Commercial Support, set forth to providers by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and all other professional organizations, as applicable, stating those activities where continuing education credits are awarded must be balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous.
All persons in a position to control the content of a continuing medical education program sponsored by PCME are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest to PCME as well as to learners. All conflicts are identified and resolved by PCME in accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support in advance of delivery of the activity to learners.
The content of this activity was vetted by an external medical reviewer to assure objectivity and that the activity is free of commercial bias.
The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial interests:
Bruce Cree, MD, PhD, MCR – Consultant: Biogen Idec, EMD Serono, Genzyme, Novartis, Sanofi-Aventis, Teva Neuroscience; Research: Hoffman La Roche
Suhayl Dhib-Jalbut, MD – Speaker: Bayer HealthCare, Biogen Idec, EMD Serono, Genzyme, Teva
Aaron E. Miller, MD – Consultant: EMD Serono, GlaxoSmithKline, Nuron Biotech, Ono Pharmaceutical, Teva Neuroscience; Consultant/Research: Acorda, Biogen Idec, Genzyme/Sanofi-Aventis, Novartis
Non-faculty content contributors and/or reviewers reported the following relevant financial relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial interests:
Matthew Horn, MD; Blair St. Amand; Jay Katz, MA, CCMEP; Dana Simpler, MD; Joshua Kilbridge: Nothing to disclose
The contents of some CME/CE activities may contain discussions of non-approved or off-label uses of some agents mentioned. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.
Physicians – The Potomac Center for Medical Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For questions regarding CME credit, the post-test, or evaluation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Potomac Center for Medical Education and Rockpointe. The Potomac Center for Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
HOW TO RECEIVE CREDIT
By reviewing the course content and successfully completing the post-test and evaluation, physicians are entitled to receive 1.0 AMA PRA category 1 credits™. Statement of credit will be available to print from your user history page.
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