Neurofibromatosis: Beyond the Diagnosis

Date & Location
Friday, June 30, 2017 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM   St. Louis, Missouri, St. Louis, MO


SLU Allied Health Building
3rd Floor Multipurpose Room


At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  1. Recognize clinical features which should prompt further evaluation for NFI
  2. Apply the diagnostic criteria fro NFI
  3. Formulate a care management plan for patients with NFI
  4. Recognize ADHD and learning disabilities in patients with NFI
  5. Refer appropriate patients to clinical trials for selumetinib


Course Summary

Neurofibromatosis Type I is one of the most common genetic disorders, affecting individuals of every race and ethnic background. It is important for every primary care provider to recognize this disorder and understand appropriate referrals. Additionally, there are new therapeutic options which are showing great promise in the treatment of NFI which most clinicians are not aware of.

Saint Louis University
Doisy College of Health Sciences
Allied Health Building, 3rd Floor Multipurpose Room
3437 Caroline Street
St. Louis, MO  63104-1111


Primary Care Providers, Pediatricians, General Neurologists, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants

Hickory East Garage
3424 Hickory Street
St. Louis, MO  63104

Registration is required to attend the activity. 

Registration to attend is Complimentary; however, if you would like to have your continuing education credits tracked for the activity, you must select the Certificate Fee registration option and pay $25.00. The certificate fee includes data entry into our lifelong learning database and a Continuing Medical Education (AMA) certificate.



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Saint Louis University School of Medicine, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, and the Children's Tumor Foundation.  Saint Louis University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provided continuing medical education for physicians.

American Medical Association

Saint Louis University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Venue: Saint Louis University Doisy College of Health Scienes

Allied Health Professionals Building

Multipurpose Room, 3rd. Floor

Complementary Parking in Hickory East Garage. (parking address, 3424 Hickory Street, St. Louis, MO 63104)

Walk out of garage up the side walk and enter the building through the back door, take angled sidewalk, and push electric door opener on post. Walk down hallway to elevator, take elevator to the third floor. Registration desk will be visible as you walk out of the elevator.