CNS Immune Response in Progressive MS: Future Challenges in the Covid-19 Era: Peter A. Calebresi, MD

25 June, 2020 | Posted in:

2020 CMSC Virtual Annual Meeting Report by Denisse Bongol, MS Clinical Nurse Specialist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery Aims of the session Peter Calebresi shared a series of learning objectives from the session, which were to: To recognise the putative mechanisms underlying disease progression in multiple sclerosis (MS), To describe the oligodendrocyte precursor cells and the […]

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The Science, Art and Practice of Behavioural Medicine in MS: Amy B Sullivan PsyD ABPP

25 June, 2020 | Posted in:

2020 CMSC Virtual Annual Meeting Report by Denisse Bongol, MS Clinical Nurse Specialist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery Aims of the session Amy Sullivan shared a series of learning objectives from the session, which were to: Examine the cost of chronic diseases and mental health issues in the general population, Improve ability to assess and understand […]

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The importance of assessing nutritional health in patients with multiple sclerosis: Mona Bostick, RDN LDN

23 June, 2020 | Posted in: ,

2020 CMSC Virtual Annual Meeting Report by Amy Harbour, Multiple Sclerosis Nurse Specialist and clinical lead (South East Hants), Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. Aims of the session The aims of this article are to:  Define the role of health literacy and food literacy in health outcomes Review tools to facilitate nutritional conversations with people […]

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Caring for Women Across the Reproductive Lifespan: Riley Bove, MD

22 June, 2020 | Posted in:

2020 CMSC Virtual Annual Meeting The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) Virtual Annual Meeting took place between Tuesday 26th and Friday 29th May 2020. The packed programme was available to attend online, and several of MS Academy faculty, and MS specialist nurses associated with the Academy, attended the sessions.  They have each produced a […]

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Cannabis and MS – Efficacy, Safety, Drug Interactions and Research Update: Allen Bowling, MD PhD

19 June, 2020 | Posted in:

2020 CMSC Virtual Annual Meeting Report by Sarah Gibbs, MS Specialist Nurse, Solent NHS Trust The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) Virtual Annual Meeting took place between Tuesday 26th and Friday 29th May 2020. The packed programme was available to attend online, and several of MS Academy faculty, and MS specialist nurses associated with the […]

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Comorbidities and MS: Patricia Melville, NP-C

17 June, 2020 | Posted in:

2020 CMSC Virtual Annual Meeting Report by Amy Harbour, Multiple Sclerosis Nurse Specialist and clinical lead (South East Hants), Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. Aims of the session (0:21) The aims of this piece are to:  Identify common comorbidities in MS Examine the importance of comorbidities in MS Use critical thinking in management of comorbidities […]

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Rehabilitation in MS: That was then, this is now: Patricia Bobryk, MHS PT MSCS, ATP

11 June, 2020 | Posted in:

2020 CMSC Virtual Annual Meeting Report by Noreen Barker, Consultant Nurse, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London Aims of the session The aims of this session are to:  Recognise advancement in MS rehabilitation over the years Identify the need to translate recent research into current rehabilitation practice Understand the need for ongoing evidence […]

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