Continuing Education Information

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) and the International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses (IOMSN). CMSC 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.


Nursing Credit Designation Statement:
The CMSC designates this activity for a maximum of 3.75 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

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.
MS Patients (Afternoon Session) - NO CREDIT CARD INFORMATION NEEDED!
Program Outline


MORNING SESSION WITH HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS


07:00 – 07:45  Nursing Registration and Breakfast


07:45 – 08:00  Greetings, Overview of Program Objectives & Logistics


08:00 – 08:45  The Nature of Multiple Sclerosis


08:45 – 09:45  Disease Modifying Therapies in MS: Choices & Challenges


09:45 – 10:15  Break


10:15 – 11:00  Symptomatic Care in MS


11:00 – 11:45  Psychosocial Issues and the Role of Nursing Professionals


11:45 – 12:00  Q&A / Evaluations


12:00 noon      Adjourn


AFTERNOON SESSION WITH PEOPLE LIVING WITH MS OR AFFECTED BY MS


11:00 – 12:00  Community Participants Registration


12:00 – 01:00  Complimentary Lunch


01:00 – 01:30  The Nature of Multiple Sclerosis


01:30 – 02:00  Disease Modifying Therapies in MS: Choices & Challenges


02:00 – 02:15  Break


02:15 – 02:45  Symptomatic Care in MS


02:45 – 03:15  Psychosocial Issues and How Nursing Professionals Can Help


03:15 – 03:30  Q&A / General Discussion


03:30 pm         Adjourn

Schedule and Registration
LOCATION:
TWA Hotel
JFK International Airport
Terminal 5, 6 Central Terminal Area
Jamaica, NY 11430

Faculty:
Rachael Stacom, MSN, ANP-BC, MSCN (Chair)
Marijean Buhse, PhD, RN, NP-C, MSCN
Barbara Bumstead, ANP-C, MSCN
Patricia Melville, RN, MSN, NP-C, MSCN

FOR NURSES / HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS: REGISTER HERE

FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH MS / AFFECTED BY MS: REGISTER HERE
This educational series (both Healthcare Professionals & Patients Programs) is supported by grants from
This educational series (Patients Program) is supported by a grant from