The National MS Society, Connecticut Chapter provides information and continuing education to professionals involved in the care and treatment of people with MS. Our goal is to partner with healthcare professionals to enhance the quality of life and increase access to care for people with MS.
Connecticut Programs For Professionals
Workshops And Seminars
Half-day seminars are offered seasonally on topics related to various medical fields. Chapter staff and/or local professionals instruct these seminars. Past examples include:
- Psychosocial Intervention in Multiple Sclerosis: Strategies for Mental Health Professionals
- MS for Nurses and Caseworkers
- MS: A Course for Occupational and Physical Therapists
- Case Studies and Research Updates in Multiple Sclerosis
- Domestic Violence: What Physicians Need to Know
Contact the chapter at 800.344.4867 or at programs@ctfightsMS.org for information about upcoming professional education opportunities.
Experienced National MS Society staff-members are available to visit your work place to share with you and your staff ways to better address the needs of those living with MS in your community, whether they are a customer or coworker. Topics can be altered to fit your needs and perspective. Topics have included:
- “What is MS?”
- “Top Ten Questions About MS”
- “Multiple Sclerosis: What Everyone Should Know”
Join our referral list with hundreds of other Connecticut professionals that are skilled and knowledgeable in caring for people with MS. These contacts are distributed when clients request referrals from our Information Resource Center. Choose and complete the form below that best describes you.
An extensive database of current information, including expert opinion and research papers, clinical bulletins, and more, which is managed by the National MS Society’s medical review board. Print versions are available free upon request. Please contact the Connecticut Chapter at programs@ctfightsMS.org.
National Programs for Professionals
This site features a complete list of continuing education programs, literature and other services developed by professionals for professionals.
Physicians are invited to consult by e-mail at MD_info@nmss.org with MS specialist colleagues who serve on our National Clinical Advisory Board.
Allied health professionals are invited to consult by e-mail at HealthProf_info@nmss.org with MS specialist colleagues.
Or call the toll-free number: 866.MS.TREAT (678.7328)
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