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CRC Seminar

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

The Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. Clinical Research Center (CRC) Seminar Series On Methods in Clinical Research

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Clinical Research Center

“Gadolinium Enhanced MRI of MS: Should We Relax?”

Leo Wolansky, MD Professor and Chair Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutics University of Connecticut School of Medicine UConn Health, Farmington, CT

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Time: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 P.M. Location: Low Learning Center– UConn Health, Farmington, CT

Light lunch and beverage provided from 11:30 AM-12:00 noon

Target Audience: Faculty, staff, residents, and students interested in clinical research

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to: a) Describe the value of MRI in MS; b) Describe the value of Gadolinium-based contrast agents in MS; c) Answer patient questions about the potential undesirable effects of Gadolinium.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

The activity director and planning committee members do not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation. Dr. Wolansky does have a financial relationship with Guerbet. Dr. Wolansky will be discussing Gadopentetate Dimeglumine at off-label dosage. The Activity Director peer-reviewed the content of the presentation to ensure that no commercial bias exists.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it. Food and refreshments provided by the CRC.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from http://MyEvaluation.com with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email. If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from http://MyEvaluations.com within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your

Contact:

Lisa Godin

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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