PeerView Internal Medicine CME/CNE/CPE Video Podcast

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Perry Shieh, MD, PhD, FAAN - Ensuring Optimal Management Throughout the Clinical Spectrum of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Go online to to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this activity, an expert in neurology discusses SMA presentation and progression, the importance of early SMA diagnosis, treatments approved for SMA, recommendations for symptomatic care, and methods for supporting patients with SMA and their caregivers. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Recognize the role of newborn screening in overcoming diagnostic delays in spinal muscular atrophy, Apply current data on the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of approved therapies for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy from infancy through adulthood, Identify how symptomatic monitoring and support may evolve in patients with spinal muscular atrophy over the course of their disease, Employ symptomatic care in conjunction with approved treatments to optimize outcomes in patients with spinal muscular atrophy.


 2020-10-13  48m