linkWe are dedicated to improving the quality of care for people with MS by providing professional education opportunities. These programs offer the latest information on MS and updates on treatments to professionals in various health care fields. The chapter is also available to provide education on the disease and the National MS Society programs and services to various health care professionals at no charge. If you'd like a speaker for your professional conference or group meeting, please contact the chapter.
For more information please contact Kaye Gooch, Executive Vice President of Programs and Services, at email@example.com.
- Professional Education Opportunities
- "Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis: Strategies for Physical and Occupational Therapist" is a continuing education program in collaboration with Upstate AHEC for physical and occupational therapists and aides. It will be held on Friday, August 16th at Patewood Medical Center - 255 Enterprise Blvd, Greenville, SC. For more details, click link.
- Fellowships and Grants
- "The National MS Society Resource Guide for Clinicians" is a practical guide to the wide range of materials and services available from the National MS Society to support clinicians serving people with MS. To request this booklet, e-mail HealthProf_info@nmss.org or call 1-866-678-7328 (1.866.MS.TREAT).
- Additional resources and information.
- "MS Boot Camp" CME Webinar for health care professionals (available until March 2014)
- MS Treatment Update: Current Emerging Therapist Webinar (available until December 2013)
- PT/OT Webinar series
MS Clinical Care Network
The Society's MS Clinical Care Network, which houses the most comprehensive library of MS information in the world, provides a variety of information and consultation services. Our goal is to partner with healthcare professionals to enhance quality of care and increase access to care for people with MS. Visit the MS Clinical Care Network.
Medicare Part D
Medicare Part D: Suggestions for Clinicians (.pdf)
Medicare Part D: Implications for Physicians and Patients*
Online CME site of The Kenneth M. Alford Medical Education Center (KAMEC). KAMEC is the medical education arm of the 501(c)(3) non-profit Jacobs Neurological Institute (JNI) located within the Department of Neurology at the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. This course can be taken for CME credit or for information only.
Toll-free hotline for Medicare Part D-related questions for healthcare providers
With the support of the Brookdale Foundation, the Medicare Rights Center is now operating a dedicated national hotline for the professionals who will be called upon to help people with Medicare get the prescription drugs that they need, under the new benefit.
To help you help your clients, the dedicated hotline will run during the hours of (10:00-6:00 EST). Please keep in mind that this hotline is for professionals, not consumers. 1-877-RXHELP-0 (1-877-794-3570).
*Please note that you are leaving the National MS Society Web site. We are not responsible for the content or accuracy of the information provided on the KAMEC site.