13th Annual Myasthenia Gravis Conference: Patient Education Day

October 22, 2022

LIVE (In-Person) and LIVESTREAM (Virtual) attendance options are available. 

This program serves to provide an overview of acquired autoimmune myasthenia gravis to affected patients, patient family and care providers in order to provide patient ability to self- advocate for appropriate treatment and management by their health care professionals and within the system of medicine and research. In addition, the conference is to provide an opportunity for networking among patients for community support and formal advocacy.

FEES

REGISTRATION TYPE

FEE

Internal (Houston Methodist)

 

          Physician

Free

          Other Health Care Professional

Free

External (Non-Houston Methodist) 

 

          Physician (HMCC ACO PCP)

Free

          Physician (HMPAQ)

Free

Physician (Private physician located within the Greater Houston Area)

$140

Physician (Private physician located outside the Greater Houston Area)

$50

Other Health Care Professional

Free

Resident / Fellow / Student (No CME, internal/external)

Free

Target Audience

Patients with MG, family members, care providers, friends of MG patients. Allied health professionals including SW, RT, OT, PT, speech therapy.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to: 

  • Review the clinical presentations and progression of myasthenia gravis and associated comorbidities
  • Educate patients on current therapies for the symptomatic and disease treatment of these disorders
  • Provide updates on emerging therapies and research outcomes for these disorders
  • Review the respiratory evaluation and management of myasthenia gravis and provide recommendations to effectively access appropriate medical care in the acute setting
  • Provide opportunity for networking and exchange of information among patients and promote advocacy within the MG patient community
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 4.00 Attendance
  • 4.08 Nursing Contact Hours

    Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Houston Methodist will award 4.08 Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours for this activity. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety and complete the continuing education evaluation.

  • 8.00 Occupational Therapy
    13th Annual Myasthenia Gravis Conference: Patient Education Day is a TOTA Approved Course from Thu, 09/22/2022 - 6:00am to Mon, 11/21/2022 - 6:00am
  • 8.00 Physical Therapy
    This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 8.00 CCUs for PTs and PTAs.
  • 3.24 Respiratory Therapists
    This program has been approved for a maximum of 3.24 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063
  • 7.91 Social Work
    The program has been approved for 7.91 CE contact hours for Social Workers through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners.
  • 4.00 Speech Language Pathologists
    This program has been approved for 4.00 clock hours of continuing education credit by the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA). TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.
Course opens: 
09/22/2022
Course expires: 
11/21/2022
Event starts: 
10/22/2022 - 10:00am CDT
Event ends: 
10/22/2022 - 2:30pm CDT
Cost:
$140.00
LIVE (in-person) and LIVESTREAM (virtual) attendance options are available.

LIVE (in-person attendance) will be held in the Houston Methodist Research Institute, 6670 Bertner Avenue, Houston, Texas 77030). 

LIVESTREAM information will be provided to registered learners. 

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 4.00 Attendance
  • 4.08 Nursing Contact Hours

    Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Houston Methodist will award 4.08 Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours for this activity. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety and complete the continuing education evaluation.

  • 8.00 Occupational Therapy
    13th Annual Myasthenia Gravis Conference: Patient Education Day is a TOTA Approved Course from Thu, 09/22/2022 - 6:00am to Mon, 11/21/2022 - 6:00am
  • 8.00 Physical Therapy
    This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 8.00 CCUs for PTs and PTAs.
  • 3.24 Respiratory Therapists
    This program has been approved for a maximum of 3.24 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063
  • 7.91 Social Work
    The program has been approved for 7.91 CE contact hours for Social Workers through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners.
  • 4.00 Speech Language Pathologists
    This program has been approved for 4.00 clock hours of continuing education credit by the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA). TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.
 
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Price

Cost:
$140.00
Please login or register to take this course.

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • STEP 1 - Choose the activity format you would like to attend (LIVE or LIVESTREAM) by selecting the checkbox next to the activity and clicking the "Enroll" button. 
  • STEP 2 - Once enrolled, click the link of the activity format for which you enrolled (the Status should say "In progress") and then click the "Take Course" button to begin the activity.

FEES

REGISTRATION TYPE

FEE

Internal (Houston Methodist)

 

          Physician

Free

          Other Health Care Professional

Free

External (Non-Houston Methodist) 

 

          Physician (HMCC ACO PCP)

Free

          Physician (HMPAQ)

Free

Physician (Private physician located within the Greater Houston Area)

$140

Physician (Private physician located outside the Greater Houston Area)

$50

Other Health Care Professional

Free

Resident / Fellow / Student (No CME, internal/external)

Free