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1st interactive practice course in MS advanced management

1st interactive practice course in MS advanced management
  • Neurology
  • Multiple sclerosis
Practice teaching course by Excemed
Wednesday, Dec 6 - Thursday, Dec 7 2017
Toronto, Canada
Registration status
Closed

Target audiences

Neurologists working in the field of multiple sclerosis

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Introduction

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Overview

This course will give an advanced understanding of the core pathophysiological mechanisms, diagnostic principles and treatment management of  multiple  sclerosis. Learners will acquire specialised knowledge and understanding of selected aspects through tailored workshops and ‘virtual clinic’ sessions. Seminal lectures will be delivered through a webinar format to extend the learning opportunity to a broader range of learners to join the live class and debate with experts and participants on current hot topics in MS.

Learning objectives

  • List the key elements of MS immunopathogenesis
  • Discuss the critical elements of MS diagnosis and differential diagnosis
  • Describe the prognostic value of MRI parameters
  • Illustrate the most updated treatment strategies

Scientific programme

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

7.50                     Registrations

8.00                     Opening, X. Montalban (SP)

8.15                     Welcome and introduction, D. Selchen (CA), X. Montalban (SP)

Session I     

8.30       L1           Epidemiology of MS, D. Rotstein (CA) VIDEO LECTURE

9.15       L2           Immunopathogenesis of MS, A. Prat (CA)

10.00                    Coffee break

Session II

10.30     L3           Clinical diagnosis and diagnostic criteria of MS, M. Hohol (CA) VIDEO LECTURE

11.00     L4           MRI as a diagnostic tool in MS, Jiwon Oh (CA) VIDEO LECTURE

11.30     L5           NMO: Pathogenesis, clinical, MRI and treatment, I. Katz (CA)   

12.00     L6           MS and NMO in children, E. A. Yeh (CA) VIDEO LECTURE

12.30                   Lunch

Session III

13.30     CC1        Clinical cases on MS and differential diagnoses work up, A. Bharatha (CA), C. Roy-Hewitson (CA), P. Giacomini (CA), L. Lee (CA)

15.30                     Visit to Neurorehabilitation center at St. Michael's Hospital

16.30                     End of the first day

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Session IV                                   

8.30       L7          MS therapy, X. Montalban (SP)

9.30       L8          How to measure treatment response, M. Freedman (CA) VIDEO LECTURE

10.30                   Coffee break

11.00     L9          Risks and risks management, D. Selchen (CA)

11.30     L10        Therapeutic Inertia, G. Saposnik (CA)

12.00     L11        Neuroprotection and neurodegeneration: present & future, J. Antel (CA)

12.30                   Lunch

Session V

13.30     L12         Cognitive involvement in MS and how to measure it, R. Benedict (US)

13.45     L13         Emotional burden and disturbances in MS, A. Feinstein (CA) VIDEO LECTURE

14.15     L14         Comprehensive neurorehabilitation approach to MS, T. Bruno (CA)

14.45                    Coffee break

15.15     L17         Impact of pregnancy in MS and treatment management, P. Duquette (CA) VIDEO LECTURE

16.00     L18         Progressive MS and key concepts in 2017, Speaker to be announced

16.30                    End of the educational course

CME provider

EXCEMED - Excellence in Medical Education

Chair(s)

Xavier Montalban

Vall d’Hebron University Hospital
Neurology-Neuroimmunology Department
Multiple Sclerosis Centre of Catalonia (Cemcat)
Barcelona, Spain
St. Michael’s Hospital
Division of Neurology
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Daniel Selchen

Division of Neurology
St. Michael’s Hospital
Toronto, Canada
Speakers

Jack Antel

Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Montreal Neurological Institute
Montreal, Canada

Aditya Bharatha

Department of Neurology
University of Toronto
St. Michael’s Hospital
Toronto, Canada

Tania Bruno

Department of Neurology
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
Toronto, Canada

Liesly Lee

Department of Medicine
Division of Neurology
University of Toronto and Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Sciences Centre

Pierre Duquette

Service de Neurologie
Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM)
Montréal, Canada

Anthony Feinstein

Department of Psychiatry
University of Toronto and Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, Canada

Mark Freedman

Professor of Medicine
Neurology
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Canada
Senior Scientist and Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit
Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Paul Giacomini

McGill University
Montreal Neurologic Institute
Montreal, Canada

Marika Hohol

Department of Neurology
University of Toronto
St. Michael's Hospital

Ilana Katz

The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York, United States

Alexandre Prat

Department of Immunology, Infectiology and Microbiology
Montreal University
Montreal, Canada

Dalia Rotstein

Department of Neurology
University of Toronto
St. Michael’s Hospital

Gustavo Saposnik

Department of Neurology
University of Toronto
St. Michael's Hospital

Daniel Selchen

Division of Neurology
St. Michael’s Hospital
Toronto, Canada

Eluen Ann Yeh

Department of Neurology
University of Toronto
St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, Canada
Slide kit
Anthony Feinstein
Neurology
Anthony Feinstein
Neurology
Video
Mark Freedman
Neurology
Slide kit
Mark Freedman
Neurology
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Marika Hohol
Neurology
Slide kit
Jiwon Oh
Neurology
Slide kit
Dalia Rotstein
Neurology
Video
Dalia Rotstein
Neurology
Slide kit
Chantal Roy-Hewitson
Neurology
Video
Eluen Ann Yeh
Neurology
Slide kit
Eluen Ann Yeh
Neurology