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Caring for the Patients with MS

NO SCHEDULE FOR 2016


 


Awarded 6.5 contact hour (s) of continuing nursing education; 4.0 of these credits are in the area of pharmacology.


Topical Outline:


- Nature of MS: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Natural History, Clinical Course
- Disease Management: Acute Relapses and DMTs
- Symptomatic Management of MS: Visible Symptoms
- Symptomatic Management of MS: Invisible Symptoms
- Challenging Issues in MS: Case Based Learning Using ARS


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Complex Issues in MS: Creative Nursing Solutions

NO SCHEDULE FOR 2016

Awarded 6.5 contact hour (s) of continuing nursing education; 3.25 of these credits are in the area of pharmacology.


Topical Outline:


- Wellness in MS and the Role of MS Nursing
- Nature of MS: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Natural History and Clinical Course
- Disease Management: Acute Relapses and Disease Course
- Functional Changes, Role of Rehabilitation and the Management of Progressive MS
- Comprehensive Symptom Management with Case Studies


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Skills Development in Multiple Sclerosis Nursing

NO SCHEDULE FOR 2016

Awarded 5.0 contact hour (s) of continuing nursing education; 3.0 of these credits are in the area of pharmacology.


Topical Outline:


- Understanding Immunology
- Trends in Research, Emerging MS Therapies and Role of the MS Nurse
- Comprehensive Symptom Management
- Questions / Case Studies
- Triage and Management of Complex Patient Situations
- Motivational Interviewing: A Skill for MS Nurses


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One Day Nursing Congress

NO SCHEDULE FOR 2016

Registration begins at 8 am; Program begins at 9:00 am; Program concludes approximately at 5:00 pm.


Topical Outline:

1. MORNING SESSION
- Comprehensive Overview of MS
- Definition of MS Nursing
- Case Studies with ARS


2. AFTERNOON SESSION (BASIC TRACK)
- DMTs and Outcomes of Treatment
- Symptomatic Care in MS

3. AFTERNOON SESSION (ADVANCED TRACK)
- Immunology and Neuroimaging in MS
- Diagnostic Challenges in MS


4. ALL ATTENDEES
- Complex Case Studies for ALL Attendees
- Evaluations and Wrap-up

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