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19th MS Nurse International Workshop

PART OF MS Nurse Club FEATURE
19th MS Nurse International Workshop
  • Neurology
  • Multiple sclerosis
International workshop by Excemed
Tuesday, Oct 24 2017
Paris, France

Language

English

Registration status
Not applicable

To register for this event, contact

Meridiano Congress International
Event Manager: Giorgia Di Egidio
T +39 06 88595 245
F +39 06 88595 234
giorgia.diegidio@meridiano.it

Registration fee

150.00€

Target audiences

All nurses involved in the treatment of MS patients.

Files

Introduction

Access learning resources by clicking the Outcomes tab or scroll down to the Scientific Programme.

EXCEMED designed this programme in partnership with TOPEC Global.

Overview

Being part of the multidisciplinary team caring for people with MS, nurses are more and more involved in every aspect of MS management. As the MS scenario is constantly changing thanks to technological innovations and therapeutic evolution, nurses seek for updated knowledge. The workshop address topics of special interest and participants will have the opportunity to discuss with experts specific issues occurring in everyday clinical practice. The 19th EXCEMED CNE MS Nurse International workshop will be held the day before the opening of ECTRIMS. It enjoys a strong reputation within the MS nurse community.

Learning objectives


• Explain immunological and environmental factors involved in MS
• Illustrate diagnostic criteria and prognostic factors
• Describe the mechanism of action of currently in use DMTs and strategies to foster adherence
• Define employment issues in MS and initiatives for patients’ empowerment

Invited moderators

Roberta Motta
Italian Multiple Sclerosis Society
Rehabilitation Centre
Genoa, Italy


Amy Perrin Ross
Department of Neurosciences
Loyola University Medical Center
Oak Brook, Illinois, USA
(Past President of IOMSN -
International Organization of MS Nurses)

Accreditation details

An application for CNE accreditation of the EXCEMED “19 th MS Nurse international  workshop” to  be  held  on  24  October  2017  in  Paris, France, has been made to Nurse Practitioner Alternatives. The application has been made also to the International Council of Nurses (ICN).

MS Nurse Club

After many years of organizing educational workshops for MS Nurses, EXCEMED launched the MS Nurse Club - a portal to educational opportunities for nurses, with the bonus of sharing ideas and experiences with fellow professionals. Enjoy free access to education and debate influencing the world of MS nurses.

Scientific programme

Tuesday, 24 October 2017


08.45               Welcome and introduction
                          G. Comi (Italy)

SESSION I: Multiple sclerosis: why

09.00    L1:     Environment, viruses, diet and MS 

                      A. Ascherio (USA)



09.30    L2:     Epidemiology of MS VIDEO LECTURE
                        S. Otero (Spain)
 

10.00    L3:     New immunology of MS: Pills VIDEO LECTURE
                        B. Hemmer (Germany)

10.30               Coffee break

SESSION II: Multiple sclerosis: how


11.00      Clinical cases session illustrating how to diagnose MS and and estimate prognostic factors
                        J. Sastre-Garriga and M.Á. Robles-Sánchez (Spain)

12.30     Panel discussion

13.00               Lunch

SESSION III: Multiple sclerosis: what to do to prevent progression

14.00    L4:     Immunomodulation: efficacy, risks and everyday management VIDEO LECTURE
                          G. Comi (Italy)

14.30    L5:     Immunosuppression and PIRT: efficacy, risks and everyday management VIDEO LECTURE
                        M.S. Freedman (Canada)

15.30    L6:     From adherence to treatment to adherence to monitoring: new challenge for MS nurses VIDEO LECTURE
                        A.P. Ross (USA)

16.00               Coffee break

SESSION IV Multiple sclerosis: how to promote physical and social empowerment

16.30    L7:     Exercise and rehabilitation in MS VIDEO LECTURE
                       P. Feys (Belgium)

17.00    L8:     Employment and MS VIDEO LECTURE
                       A. Cardone (UK)

17.30    L9:     MS stakeholders: neurologists, nurses and patients associations VIDEO LECTURE
                       P. Zaratin (Italy)

18.00            Panel discussion and concluding remarks

18.15            End of the live educational workshop

 

CME provider

EXCEMED - Excellence in Medical Education

Chair(s)

Giancarlo Comi

Department of Neurology
Institute of Experimental Neurology
Vita-Salute San Raffaele University
Milan, Italy
Speakers

Giancarlo Comi

Department of Neurology
Institute of Experimental Neurology
Vita-Salute San Raffaele University
Milan, Italy

Peter Feys

Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy.
Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy
University of Hasselt
Diepenbeek, Belgium

Mark Freedman

Professor of Medicine
Neurology
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Canada
Senior Scientist and Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit
Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Bernard Hemmer

Neurology Clinic
University of München
München, Germany

Susanna Otero

Department of Epidemiology
Multiple Sclerosis Center of Catalonia
Vall d’Hebron University Hospital
Barcelona, Spain

Amy Perrin Ross

Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, United States
Department of Neurosciences
Loyola University Medical Center
Oak Brook, Illinois, United States

M. A. Robles Sanchez

Multiple Sclerosis Neuroimmunology Unit
Biomedical Research Institute of Girona
Girona, Spain

Jaume Sastre Garriga

Unit of Clinical Neuroimmunology
Multiple Sclerosis Center of Catalonia
Vall d’Hebron University Hospital
Barcelona, Spain

Paola Zaratin

Italian Multiple Sclerosis Society (AISM) and Italian Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (FISM)
Genoa, Italy

Alberto Ascherio

Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition; Professor of Medicine
Department of Epidemology and Nutrition
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
655 Huntington Avenue
Building II 3rd Floor
Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Video
Antonella Cardone
Neurology
Slide kit
Antonella Cardone
Neurology
Video
Peter Feys
Neurology
Slide kit
Peter Feys
Neurology
Slide kit
Bernard Hemmer
Neurology
Video
Bernard Hemmer
Neurology
Video
Susanna Otero
Neurology
Slide kit
Susanna Otero
Neurology
Slide kit
M. A. Robles Sanchez, Jaume Sastre Garriga
Neurology