The Psychosocial Impact of Multiple Sclerosis: Cognition, Depression, and CopingView Program
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Sponsor: Magnolia Coastlands AHEC
Robert Godsall, Ph.D.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic and often disabling disease that affects more than 400,000 people in the United States; it not only affects an individual physically, but psychosocially as well. Dr. Robert Godsall, the Coordinator of Neuropsychological services for the Outpatient Clinic at the Shepherd Center, will describe the psychosocial aspects of Multiple Sclerosis. He will discuss the symptoms of common complications including: cognition, depression, and coping. Dr. Godsall will outline treatment options that provide relief in many individuals.
- Describe the emotional and cognitive impact of Multiple Sclerosis on individuals.
- Identify current treatment options.
- Identify referral resources available for Multiple Sclerosis patients.
Continuing Education Information:
Robert Godsall, Ph.D. reports no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this presentation.
The following planners report no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this presentation: Mary-Kate Pung; Valerie Embry; Caro Cassels, MEd; Nicole Schultz.
The presentation includes a 5 minute survey containing a short evaluation that should be completed to ensure physician participation in the learning process and to award CME credits.
Evaluation Link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/archivems2
The estimated time for completion is (1 hour).
Original Date of Release:
July 26, 2012
July 25, 2013
This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.
The Georgia Health Sciences University’s Medical College of Georgia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Georgia Health Sciences University’s Medical College of Georgia designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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