|Activity Title||Myelinating Oligodendrocytes Derived from Primary Progressive MS Patients: Scientists Developed Faster, More Efficient Methodology|
|Accreditation Type||AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™/ANCC Contact Hours|
|Release Date||November 2014|
|Expiration Date||November 30, 2015 – No longer available for credit|
|Estimated Time to Complete Activity||15 minutes|
Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to:
Valentina Fossati, PhD
NYSCF – Hemsley Stem Cell Investigator
The New York Stem Cell Foundation
New York, New York
Chief of Staff
New York Stem Cell Foundation
New York, New York
This site is best viewed using Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher, Google Chrome 29.0 or higher, Firefox 4.0 or higher. For interactive content, a broadband connection is required. For all CME/CNE activities featuring audio you must have a sound card and speakers.
Our interactive activities may require the Adobe Flash Player (available from the Adobe Web site) and Adobe Shockwave Player (available from the Adobe Web site). Both browser plug-ins are free.
This activity is sponsored through an educational collaboration by the CMSC, NPA, and The France Foundation.
The target audience for this activity includes neurologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, rehabilitation professionals, case managers, and others involved in the management of patients with MS.
This multidisciplinary curriculum will cover a range of topics related to MS including updates in MS diagnosis, treatment, and other important issues related to the optimal management of the MS patient.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC), Nurse Practitioner Alternatives (NPA), and The France Foundation.
The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CMSC designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurse Practitioner Alternatives is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is awarded 0.25 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education for RNs and APRNs.
Laurie Scudder, DNP, NP, has served as Nurse Planner for this activity. She has declared that she has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of CME and ANCC accreditation standards, the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, Nurse Practitioner Alternatives, and The France Foundation will implement mechanisms, prior to the planning and implementation of this CME/CNE activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of this CME/CNE activity.
It is the policy of CMSC, NPA, and The France Foundation to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored educational activities. All faculty, activity planners, content reviewers, and staff participating in this activity have disclosed to the participants any significant financial interest or other relationship with manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s)/device(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services included in this educational activity. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent a person with a relevant financial or other relationship from participating in the activity, but rather to provide participants with information on which they can base their own judgments. CMSC, NPA, and The France Foundation have identified and resolved any and all conflicts of interest prior to the release of this activity.
The planners, reviewers, editors, staff, CPE committee, or other members at the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers who control content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose, with the exception of June Halper, who serves as a consultant to Biogen Idec on a non-CME research activity.
The planners, reviewers, staff, or other members at Nurse Practitioner Alternatives who control content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The planners, reviewers, editors, staff, CME committee, or other members at The France Foundation who control content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The following faculty have indicated they have no relationships with industry to disclose relative to the content of this CME/CNE activity:
CMSC, NPA, and The France Foundation require CME/CNE faculty (speakers) to disclose to the attendees when products or procedures being discussed are off-label, unlabeled, experimental, and/or investigational (not FDA approved); and any limitations on the information that is presented, such as data that are preliminary or that represent ongoing research, interim analyses, and/or unsupported opinion. Faculty in this activity may discuss information about pharmaceutical agents that is outside of US Food and Drug Administration approved labeling. This information is intended solely for continuing medical education and is not intended to promote off-label use of these medications. If you have questions, contact the medical affairs department of the manufacturer for the most recent prescribing information.
Supported by educational grants from Novartis, Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc, and Teva CNS.
CMSC, NPA, and The France Foundation present this information for educational purposes only. The content is provided solely by faculty who have been selected because of recognized expertise in their field. Participants have the professional responsibility to ensure that products are prescribed and used appropriately on the basis of their own clinical judgment and accepted standards of care. CMSC, NPA, The France Foundation, Novartis, Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc, and Teva CNS assume no liability for the information herein.
Copyright © 2014 The France Foundation. Any unauthorized use of any materials on the site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You may view, copy, and download information or software ("Materials") found on the Site subject to the following terms, conditions, and exceptions:
The France Foundation protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants and educational collaborators. The France Foundation will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual's consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the ACCME.
The France Foundation maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you.
If you have questions about this CME/CNE activity, please contact The France Foundation at 860-434-1650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.