March 15, 2021
March 15, 2022
Ms nurse practitioners and nurses, Ms physician assistants, Ms specialists, Neurologists, Neurology nurse practitioners and nurses, Neurology physician assistants
Ms, Multiple sclerosis
Mariko Kita, MD
Dr Mariko Kita received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Johns Hopkins University and her medical degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine. She completed her internship in internal medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and her residency in neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr Kita completed her fellowship in neuroimmunology at Mt. Zion Multiple Sclerosis Center, University of California School of Medicine. She joined Virginia Mason Medical Center and Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason in 2000. Dr Kita is currently Chief of Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center; Director, Virginia Mason Multiple Sclerosis Center; and Director, Neurology Clinical Trials, Benaroya Research Institute.
Denise Bruen, ANP-BC, MSCN
- EVALUATE the impact of early initiation and long-term use of disease-modifying therapy (DMT) to reduce disability in patients with MS, including women of childbearing age
- DESCRIBE clinical data relating to the use of biomarkers to aid in the recognition and assessment of disease progression in MS
- Read the objectives and other introductory CME information
- Complete the preassessment prior to the start of the activity
- Participate in the MS case activity
- Complete the postassessment and evaluation at the conclusion of the activity
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