CME Information

Target Audience
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of those providing general and specialty care to patients with mucopolysaccharidosis and mucolipidosis, including but not limited to medical geneticists, internists, pediatricians, orthopedic surgeons, cardiologists, ophthalmologists, pulmonologists, neurologists, and psychiatrists.

Educational Objectives

  • Identify the signs of mucopolysaccharidosis and mucolipidosis in severe and attenuated forms, including unusual presentations
  • Choose the best diagnostic work-up and management plan for patients with or suspected of having MPS and ML
  • Recognize the psychosocial impact of the diagnostic odyssey, chronic illness, prognosis, and other hardships of having MPS and ML on patients and their families
  • Discuss the latest research in new therapies and diagnostic tools for MPS and ML disorders

Accreditation 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 the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and the National MPS Society. The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
All faculty and staff involved in the planning or presentation of continuing education activities provided by Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower are required to disclose to the audience any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of the presentation or enduring material. Full disclosure of all commercial relationships must be made in writing to the audience prior to the activity. Charles Willis, Director, Continuing Education, consults for Pfizer, Inc.; all other staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and the National MPS Society have no relationships to disclose.

Learner Assurance Statement
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is committed to resolving all conflicts of interest issues that could arise as a result of prospective faculty members’ significant relationships with drug or device manufacturer(s). The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is committed to retaining only those speakers with financial interests that can be reconciled with the goals and educational integrity of the CME activity. Faculty members are required to inform the audience when they are discussing off-label, unapproved uses of devices and drugs. Physicians should consult full prescribing information before using any product mentioned during this educational activity. The opinions expressed during the live activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower. The information is presented for the purpose of advancing the attendees’ professional development.