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Progressive MS: Emerging Treatments with Promise. Program 179

  • 01/08/2020
  • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The North Suburban Pharmacists of Chicagoland Presents

Progressive MS: Emerging Treatments with Promise. Program 179

Wednesday, January 8, 2020.
Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Maggiano’s in Skokie, Old Orchard Center, Skokie, IL

Schedule of Events:
6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.  Registration/Networking/Dinner

6:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Sponsor presentation by Xeris Pharma.

7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.: Featured CE Program Presentation.

Reservations are required for attendance. This program is for current members of the North Suburban Pharmacists. Other participants must be pre-authorized.

In compliance with regulatory and continuing education guidelines/codes of ethics, guests who are not healthcare professionals are not permitted to attend.

Please RSVP via web at www.nspharmacists.org by January 1, 2020, 6 PM

 

Midwestern College of Pharmacy Students (non-member) MUST register with Dr. Sue Cornell at scorne@midwestern.edu . Space is limited

Rosalind Franklin College of Pharmacy Students (non-member)  MUST register with Dr. Janeen Winnike at janeen.winnike@rosalindfranklin.edu . Space is limited

Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy Students (non-member) MUST register with Dr. Laura Licari at llicari@roosevelt.edu . Space is limited

University of Illinois College of Pharmacy Students (non-member) MUST register with Deb Fox at dfox4@uic.edu  . Space is limited

Chicago State University College of Pharmacy Students (non-member) MUST register with Dr. Darilyn McClain at dmccla20@csu.edu . Space is limited.

 

Progressive MS: Emerging Treatments with Promise. Program 179

Program Description

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. MS-related damage in the central nervous system results in varied and unpredictable symptoms. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with at least two to three times more women than men being diagnosed with the disease. (From the National Multiple Sclerosis Society)

Pharmacist Program Objectives

At the conclusion of the program, the pharmacist will be able to:

 

  • Discuss the phenotypes of progressive forms of multiple sclerosis.  
  • Identify the new drug therapy options that have entered the U.S. drug market, since 2017, for the treatment of progressive multiple sclerosis. 
  • Select appropriate drug therapy for treatment of active progressive multiple sclerosis. 
  • List the adverse effects and contraindications of drug therapy for progressive multiple sclerosis. 

 

Pharmacy Technician Program Objectives

At the conclusion of the program, the pharmacy technician will be able to:

 

  • Discuss the phenotypes of progressive forms of multiple sclerosis.  
  • Identify the new drug therapy options that have entered the U.S. drug market, since 2017, for the treatment of progressive multiple sclerosis. 
  • List the adverse effects and contraindications of drug therapy for progressive multiple sclerosis. 

 

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

SPEAKER

Kristen Niedbalski, PharmD, BCGP

Disclosure: Our speaker declares no conflicts of interest, real or apparent, and no financial interests in any company, product, or service mentioned in this program.

In compliance with regulatory and continuing education guidelines/codes of ethics, guests who are not healthcare professionals are not permitted to attend.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT INFORMATION: The Illinois Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education.

Funding for this program is provided by: North Suburban Pharmacists of Chicagoland 

In order to receive ACPE credit for this program, the participant must 1) Attend the program in its entirety; 2) Provide current information on the Attendance Log Form; and 3) Complete an Evaluation Form. The program’s administrator should provide attendees a Record of Attendance Form for their files. All Statements of Credit for ACPE approved – IPhA co-sponsored continuing education that individuals have completed during the year are available online at www.ipha.org.  If you do not have web access and would like a CE transcript mailed to you, please contact IPhA at (217) 522-7300 or ipha@ipha.org.

Current members: There are no fees for this program. Non-members: $50

Please RSVP via web at www.nspharmacists.org by January 1, 2020, 6PM

 

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