Date & Location
Monday, April 10, 2023, 4:00 PM - Wednesday, April 12, 2023, 1:30 PM, In Person at McNamara Alumni and as a Live Webinar, Minneapolis, MN
Format: Hybrid (In-Person Attendance or Live Webinar)
This course is planned and hosted by University of Minnesota Pediatric BMT & CT in collaboration with the National MPS Society and APHL.
The MPS Center at the University of Minnesota will be hosting the 2023 MPS NBS Meeting to share the latest information on mucopolysaccharidosis and the importance of early detection through newborn screening. Early detection is critical to saving lives from the rapidly progressing rare diseases known as MPS I (Hurler Syndrome) and MPS II (Hunter Syndrome), and other subtypes.
View the Agenda/Schedule tab for the agenda . Times listed reflect CST.
The poster session is available to in-person attendees only.
At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
- Discuss methods to identify pseudodeficiencies and other inconclusive test results.
- Identify the optimal timing, benefits, and limitations of therapies for MPS (i.e. enzyme therapy, allogeneic transplant, and gene therapy).
- Describe methods used to correlate test results with potential phenotypes.
- Identify modalities used to assess MPS (i.e. neuropsychology, cardiology, orthopedics, imaging, labs, etc.).
- Describe potential findings and surveillance recommendations.
- Identify areas of interest for future research.
In-Person Registration Rates:
- Physician $150
- Other Healthcare Professional $100
- Resident/Fellow/Student $25
- Medical Industry Professional $250
- State/Territory Lab Rep $100
- Families $0
Webinar Registration Rates:
- Physician $50
- Other Healthcare Professional $50
- Resident/Fellow/Student $5
- Medical Industry Professional $50
- State/Territory Lab Rep $50
- Families $0
Note that pre-registration is required for in-person attendance; there is not a walk-in registration option. Registration for in-person attendance will close on Friday, March 31, 2023.
In support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education 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.
American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
This activity is awarded up to 10.0 ANCC contact hours.
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
P.A.C.E. ® Credit for this event will be provided by the UMN Medical Laboratory Sciences Program using the ASCLS CE Organizer. The UMN Medical Laboratory Sciences Program is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. The course will offer up to 10 credits.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their certificate of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
In the event you need to cancel your registration, the registration fee, less a $50* administrative fee, will be refunded if you notify us by 4:30 p.m. March 31, 2023. two weeks prior to the start of the conference. No refunds will be made after this date. (*the administrative fee is $15 for webinar registrations and resident/student/fellow registration categories.)
Note: This event is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $1,500,000 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the US Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.