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Evidenced Based Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis and its Impact on Specialty Pharmacy Expenditures

Date: May 24, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM



CE Hours


CE Units


Registration closes on May 24, 2017 12:00 PM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists


Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Shenandoah University Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Requirements for CE Credit

Participants must complete the following to receive credit:
1. Register to attend the event through Learning ExpressCE by July 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM EST.
2. Attend the entire activity
3. Complete all relevant learning assessments
4. Complete an activity evaluation form



Registration closes on May 24, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Registration Closed  




  • Explain the pathophysiology and etiology of multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Describe the clinical presentation of MS
  • Differentiate between relapsing-remitting MS, primary progressive MS, secondary progressive MS and and progressive-relapsing MS
  • Recognize aggravating factors for an acute exacerbation of MS
  • Recommend pharmacotherapy regimens for an acute exacerbation of MS
  • Recommend disease modifying therapies based on clinical predictors of disease therapy
  • Identify cost effective treatment therapies for multiple sclerosis
  • Recognize MS treatment therapies’ potential impact on pharmacy expenditures
  • Discuss potential utilization management strategies to address high


Linda Nguyen picture

Linda Nguyen, PharmD, MBA
Pharmacy Resident, Shenandoah University

Brief Bio : Dr. Linda Nguyen is the PGY1 Managed Care Pharmacy Resident at Evolent Health in Arlington, VA. Her professional interests include chronic disease state management, especially diabetes, medication therapy management, and population health. Dr. Nguyen graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Business Administration from Shenandoah University in May 2016. She is a member of Rho Chi Academic Honor Society, Phi Lambda Sigma, Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, the American Pharmacists Association, National Community Pharmacists Association, and Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy.

Activity Number

Date: 05/24/17
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

CE Hours



Evolent Health
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