13th Annual Myasthenia Gravis Conference: Patient Education Day - LIVE (In-Person)

Houston, TX US
October 22, 2022

LIVE (In-Person) attendance (LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE)

This program is 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:
• Explain the clinical presentations and progression of myasthenia gravis and associated comorbidities
• Discuss current therapies for the symptomatic and disease treatment of these disorders
• Describe emerging therapies and research outcomes for these disorders
• Discuss 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 Attendance
  • 8.00 Occupational Therapy
    13th Annual Myasthenia Gravis Conference: Patient Education Day - LIVE (In-Person) 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.
  • 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 - 8:30am CDT
Event ends: 
10/22/2022 - 12:00pm CDT
Cost:
$140.00
Houston Methodist Research Institute
6670 Bertner Avenue
John F. Bookout Auditorium, 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States

In-person attendance will be held in the John F. Bookout Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Houston Methodist Research Institute, 6670 Bertner Avenue. 

 

Available Credit

  • 4.00 Attendance
  • 8.00 Occupational Therapy
    13th Annual Myasthenia Gravis Conference: Patient Education Day - LIVE (In-Person) 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.
  • 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.

Price

Cost:
$140.00
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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