Program Description: 

The learner will increase their knowledge regarding the fundamental principles for the diagnosis and treatment of Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes and related disorders as well as associated conditions. In this webinar, the fundamentals of EDS and related disorders will be discussed. This introductory program will enable the participant to better understand the multifactorial and complex nature of EDS and related disorders as well as increase understanding as to why these conditions present with a diversity of symptoms which make diagnosis challenging. Since the severity of symptomatology and level of disability due to EDS and related disorders varies tremendously recognition can be difficult. Making the diagnosis and enacting a treatment plan is crucial as the morbidity and mortality when left untreated can be very significant. This program includes information for the care of patients from infancy through adulthood.

Target audience: 
Allied Health Professionals
Learning objectives: 
  • Identify patients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes and related disorders.
  • Delineate the appropriate EDS classification for patients with EDS and related disorders.
  • Identify some of the treatments to assist those with  EDS and related disorders.
Faculty & credentials: 
Planning Committee
Linda Bluestein, MD
John Ferman





Pradeep Chopra, MD
Brown Medical School
In accordance with the ACCME standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships.  The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose except the following:


John Ferman
Phone number: 
+1 (440) 263-5906
Accreditation Statement for Joint Provider Activities:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The Medical College of Wisconsin and Chronic Pain Partner. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Enduring Material 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.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 
Session date: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 8:00am to Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 12:45am
Chronic Pain Partners
PO Box 229
Mason, OH 45040
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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