Early detection is imperative to minimizing the potential effects of multiple sclerosis. It is critical that medical professionals have access to the most recent and accurate research, treatment options and data about MS available.
The Chapter is the primary resource for MS information for professionals. The Chapter’s ultimate goal in educating and partnering with healthcare professionals is to enhance the access and quality of care available to people with MS.
Presentation information is in depth or general to comply with audience to include symptoms, diagnosis, treatment approaches, research and psycho social applications. Power Point Presentations and/or handouts available.
Professional Education program opportunities include:
- Annual Long Island Multiple Sclerosis Nurses Society Conference
- Hospital staff training (i.e. doctors, nurses, etc.)
- Pharmaceutical company training
- Home health agency training
- Ancillary staff training (i.e. physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, etc.)
- Healthcare professional organization/association training
- All levels of educational training (grade school through post graduate) please see School Outreach Program
- Lunch and Learns
For more information, please contact Jane Reilly at 516.740.7227 or 631.864.8337 ext.53218 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org.
School Outreach Program
Bringing knowledge and awareness of Multiple Sclerosis to the Schools of Long Island.
An interactive educational presentation is available to present to student bodies of all grade levels. This is an opportunity for children as well as educators to learn about MS, and promote disability awareness in the school, at home, and community.
Presentation touches upon symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, current research as well various volunteer and event involvement opportunities.
Teachers/Guidance Counselors in Nassau and Suffolk counties please contact Jane Reilly at 516.740.7227 or 631.864.8337 at ext. 53218 or by email: email@example.com.
When your Patient with MS Gets Sick
A FREE at home professional education program, with CEUs for nurses, nurse practitioners and physicians and physician assistants
“When Your Patient with MS Gets Sick” is a 1.5 hour DVD program. Upon completion and the return of the post-test and program evaluation, you will be entitled to 1.5 hours of continuing education hours.
The home study course must be completed by 8/21/12 in order to receive the free continuing education hours.
To complement this home study program, the NMSS is offering a special teleconference/webinar to enhance your knowledge of MS and the professional resources at your disposal at the National MS Society.
August 9, 2012 at 12 p.m.
September 12, 2012 8 a.m.
To register for the teleconference, or receive a copy of the professional education program, please contact Jane Reilly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 631-864-8337 ext. 53218.