NPs and PAs who care for patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).
The goal of this activity is to improve the knowledge and competence of NPs and PAs so they can confidently and competently apply the recent improvements in SMA management to optimize patient outcomes.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Evaluate the efficacy, safety, and appropriate use of new and emerging treatments for SMA
Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PACE policy. PACE is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.
The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:
Vanessa Battista, DNP, MBA, RN, MS, CPNP-PC, CHPPN, FPCN
Senior Director of Nursing, Palliative Care
Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Vanessa Battista, DNP, MBA, RN, MS, CPNP-PC, CHPPN, FPCN: consultant/advisor/speaker: Biogen, Novartis.
Julie Parsons, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology
University of Colorado
Julie A. Parsons, MD: consultant/advisor/speaker: Biogen, Genentech, Novartis, Scholar Rock.
The planners and content peer reviewers from Partners for Advancing Clinical Education and Practicing Clinicians Exchange do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 0.25 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, learners must follow these steps during the period from April 18, 2023, through April 17, 2024:
1. Login or Sign Up for an account by clicking at the top of this page.
2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
3. View and study the content in its entirety.
4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.
You must receive a test score of at least 65% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "My Certificates" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.
This program has been made available online.
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
ANCC Credit Designation
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 0.25 contact hours, including 0.25 hours of pharmacology credit.
AAPA Credit Designation
Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 0.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. Approval is valid until April 17, 2024. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
IPCE Credit Designation
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 0.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.