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Faculty

Bruce A. Cohen
Bruce A. Cohen, MD

Professor of Neurology
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Director
Northwestern Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Program
Chicago, IL

Aaron E. Miller
Aaron E. Miller, MD

Medical Director
Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis
Professor of Neurology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY

Michael Racke
Michael Racke, MD

Professor, Department of Neurology
College of Medicine
Departments of Neuroscience, Neurology
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Activity Details

Credit Type: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Credit Amount: 1.0
Release Date: November 10, 2016
Expiration Date: November 9, 2017
Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 1 hour
Registration Required: No
Fee for Activity: There is no fee for participating in this activity.

Provider Statement

This continuing medical education activity is provided by

Support Statement

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Receptos, Inc.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this activity is neurologists other and health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with MS.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  1. Evaluate the benefits and limitations of available oral agents for the treatment of relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS).
  2. Review the clinical efficacy and safety of emerging oral therapies for the management of RRMS.
  3. Differentiate available and emerging oral therapies for RRMS management based on mechanism of action, efficacy, and safety.

Reviewer

Ronald A. Codario, MD, FACP, FNLA, RPVI, CHCP

Disclosures

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control.

The authors disclose that they do have significant financial interests in any products or class of products discussed directly or indirectly in this activity, including research support.

Faculty Members report the following relationship(s):
Bruce A. Cohen, MD
Consulting Fees: EMD-Serono, Genentech, Genzyme, Novartis, Toyoma Chemical

Aaron E. Miller, MD 
Consulting Fees: Accordant (Caremark), Acorda, Alkermes, Biogen Idec, EMD-Serono (Merck Serono), Genentech/Roche, Genzyme/Sanofi, Malinckrodt (Questcor), Novartis 
Contracted Research: Biogen Idec, Genentech/Roche, Genzyme/Sanofi, Mallinckrodt (Questcor), Novartis

Michael Racke, MD 
Consulting Fee: AbbVie, EMD-Serono, Genentech, Novartis, Teva
Contracted Research: Actelion, Alkermes, Biogen, Genentech, Novartis, Sun Pharma, TG Therapeutics 
Honoraria for Editorial Duties: Journal of Neuroimmunology

Reviewer reports the following relationship(s):
Ronald A. Codario, MD, FACP, FNLA, RPVI, CHCP
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Vindico Medical Education staff report the following relationship(s):
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Signed disclosures are on file at Vindico Medical Education, Office of Medical Affairs and Compliance.

Unlabeled and Investigational Usage

The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage. All activity participants will be informed if any speakers/authors intend to discuss either non-FDA approved or investigational use of products/devices.

Accreditation

Vindico Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Vindico Medical Education 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.

This activity is approved for 1 year from the date of original release, November 10, 2016 to November 9, 2017.

How To Participate in this Activity and Obtain CME Credit

To participate in this CME activity, you must read the objectives, answer the pretest questions, watch the presentations, complete the CME posttest, and complete the evaluation. Provide only one (1) correct answer for each question. A satisfactory score is defined as answering 2 out of 3 of the posttest questions correctly. Upon receipt of the completed materials, if a satisfactory score on the posttest is achieved, Vindico Medical Education will issue an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Certificate.

Copyright Statement

Created and published by Vindico Medical Education, 6900 Grove Road, Building 100, Thorofare, NJ 08086-9447. Telephone: 856-994-9400; Fax: 856-384-6680. Printed in the USA. Copyright © 2016 Vindico Medical Education. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without written permission from the publisher. The material presented at or in any of Vindico Medical Education activities does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Vindico Medical Education. Neither Vindico Medical Education nor the faculty endorse or recommend any techniques, commercial products, or manufacturers. The faculty/authors may discuss the use of materials and/or products that have not yet been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information before treating patients or utilizing any product.

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