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Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Biogen.

Understanding the Continuum of Care in SMA: The Importance of Early Diagnosis, Optimal Treatment, and Transitioning From Pediatric to Adult Care Teams

Understanding the Continuum of Care in SMA: The Importance of Early Diagnosis, Optimal Treatment, and Transitioning From Pediatric to Adult Care Teams


November 17, 2020

Live, Interactive Virtual Webcast!

8:00 PM - 9:15 PM EST

Overview

This educational activity will provide expert perspectives on the importance of early diagnosis, current and emerging treatments, and transitioning care from pediatric to adult medical specialties. Prenatal and newborn screening, implementing early treatments, safety and availability of new and emerging treatments, and overcoming barriers when transitioning care as patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) age will be discussed among a panel of specialists.

Benefits of Attending

  • Learn about prenatal, newborn, and carrier testing for SMA
  • Improve outcomes for people with SMA through early detection and treatment
  • Incorporate available treatments for management of SMA
  • Apply strategies for smooth transition of care as patients age out of pediatric care

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Biogen.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for OB/GYNs and neurologists, as well as physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses involved in the diagnosis and management of SMA. This activity will provide education to a multidisciplinary team whom will be invited to participate.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate novel and emerging approaches to prenatal and newborn screening for SMA
  • Describe clinical trial evidence that demonstrates the benefits of early treatment implementation in patients with SMA
  • Analyze appropriate treatments for pediatric and adult patients with SMA based on currently available efficacy and safety data of current and emerging therapies
  • Integrate team-based strategies to improve transition of care in patients with SMA as age increases

Hot Topics

  • New approved treatment for SMA
  • Guidelines for transitioning of care
  • Emerging therapies for SMA

Program Chair

W. David Arnold, MD
W. David Arnold, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Neuromuscular Diseases
Department of Neurology
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, OH

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