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SMA Newborn Screening and Early Intervention

Activity Snapshot

Activity Type: 
On-Demand Webinar
Release Date: 
Friday, October 25, 2019
Expiration Date: 
Monday, October 24, 2022
Sponsor Information: 

This activity has received an educational grant from AveXis Inc.

Faculty

David Dredge, MD
Co-Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic
SMA Newborn Screening and Early Intervention
Activity Overview: 

This webinar about spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and the potential benefits of early identification and treatment will provide practical advice on the management and coordination of care for SMA cases that are identified through newborn screening programs, including a treatment algorithm.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Education about SMA and the potential benefits of early identification and treatment for these patients
  • Practical advice on the management and coordination of care for SMA cases that are identified through newborn screening programs
  • Perspective on the clinical management and treatment algorithm for SMA patients identified through newborn screening programs
Accreditation and Designation Statement: 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC and Muscular Dystrophy Association. The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC designates this Enduring Material activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

How to Obtain CME credits : 

Once you have viewed the program, MDA will share back with you instructions for how to obtain your CME credits. If you have questions on this process, please reach out to cmemanagement@mdausa.org.

Faculty Disclosures: 

The following presenter reports no relevant relationships to disclose:

"I, or an immediate family member, do not have at present, or within the last 12 months, nor anticipate having financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in context to the design, implementation, presentation, evaluation, etc. of CME Activities."

David Dredge, MD

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