Continuing Education Information

This Educational Design Activity is jointly provided by the International Organization of MS Nurses (IOMSN) and Nurse Practitioner Alternatives (NPA).


NPA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.


Awarded 7.5 contact hour (s) of continuing nursing education for RNs and NPs; 3.0 of these credits are in the area of pharmacology.


Accreditation does not imply endorsement by IOMSN, NPA or ANCC of recommendations or any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with the educational activity.


 

Note:
Pre-registration is required. No on-site registration. REGISTRATION IS FREE! However, you will be asked to provide credit card information in order to guarantee your spot. Credit Card will be charged a one-time $25 fee only if you do not attend and do not cancel your registration at least 96 hours or 4 days in advance.
Program Outline


07:00 – 07:45  Registration and Continental Breakfast


07:45 – 08:00  Introductory Remarks


08:00 – 09:00  What We Know About MS in 2017: A Comprehensive Review


09:00 – 10:00  Therapeutic Options and Targeted Therapies


10:00 – 10:15  Break and Networking Session


10:15 – 11:15  Setting Priorities in MS Nursing Care - Complex Case Strategies


11:15 – 11:45  Report to and Feedback from Peers


11:45 – 12:45  Complimentary Lunch


12:45 – 01:45  Symptomatic Management of MS and the Role of the Team – Visible Symptoms


01:45 – 02:45  Symptomatic Management of MS and the Role of the Team - Invisible Symptoms


02:45 – 03:00  Break and Networking Session


03:00 – 04:00  Case Studies and Symptomatic Management - The Role of Nursing


04:00 – 04:30  Report to and Feedback from Peers


04:30 – 04:45  Evaluation and Wrap-up  

Schedule and Registration
LOCATION:
Hilton Garden Inn
2465 Grant Road
Billings, MT 59102

Chairperson: Marie Namey

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LOCATION:
Hotel du Pont
11th & Market Streets
Wilmington, DE 19801

Chairperson: Dorothea Cassidy Pfohl

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LOCATION:
Marriott Pyramid North
5151 San Francisco Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Chairperson: Elida Greinel

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LOCATION:
Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel
800 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63101

Chairperson: Mary Kay Fink

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LOCATION:
Courtyard Marriott Jersey City Newport
540 Washington Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07310

Chairperson: Aliza Ben-Zacharia

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LOCATION:
Marriott Kansas City Overland Park
10800 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66210

Chairperson: Meghan Kinnetz

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LOCATION:
Fairfield Inn & Suites Jacksonville Butler Boulevard
4888 Lenoir Avenue
Jacksonville , FL 32216

Chairperson: Megan Weigel

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This educational series is supported by grants from