Professional education calendar
The National MS Society provides a variety of professional education opportunities for healthcare providers. See below for a comprehensive list and visit our professional education calendar
to view upcoming virtual, online and in-person events. Offerings with CME/CE are noted below and on the calendar.
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MS and COVID-19: A Webinar Series for Healthcare Providers
March 3, 2021
- The National MS Society and the Consortium of MS Centers led a discussion of COVID-19 vaccines and MS. We reviewed vaccine safety, efficacy and considerations for timing the vaccine with certain disease modifying therapies.
Nancy Sicotte, MD, Chair of the National MS Society’s National Medical Advisory Committee, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Scott Newsome, DO, President of the Board of Governors of the Consortium of MS Centers, Johns Hopkins University
Rachael Stacom, ANP-BC, Independence Care System
View the recording
View the vaccine guidance
A collaboration between the VA MS Centers of Excellence and the National MS Society. This CME/CE webinar series
provides a free, accessible educational opportunity for health care clinicians involved in the care of patients with MS with the aim of improving MS knowledge and patient outcomes.
increases the capacity of neurologists to diagnose and manage patients with multiple sclerosis. The program establishes an innovative peer-to-peer professional knowledge sharing network through a six month 12 CE
Mental Health Discussion Calls
Bi-monthly (every other month) interactive discussion calls for the education, information and engagement of mental health professionals working with individuals and families living with MS. View the details here
Pediatric Difficult Case Webinars
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the United States Network for Pediatric MS Centers invite you to a monthly Difficult Case Webinar to discuss difficult cases of pediatric MS or other suspected demyelinating diseases. Click here
to learn more.
The Virtual MS Summit is being held on Saturday, May 1, 2021
. This program (6.5 Category 1 credits
) is geared toward healthcare professionals who treat MS patients. The program offers a unique opportunity to learn from MS experts, network with peers and obtain CE credit at the low cost of $25 (for the CE certificate). Learn more and register here
Trending in MS: A Webinar for Healthcare Providers
The October 27, 2020 webinar recording of Biomarkers of Neurodegeneration
can be viewed here
Clinical Fellows Difficult Case Webinars
An opportunity for fellows across the country to present cases and receive feedback from other fellows and renowned faculty. Visit our Clinical Fellows page
to learn more.
The Consortium of MS Centers (CMSC)
is the leading organization for multidisciplinary MS professional education in North America. We are excited to partner with the CMSC on several professional education activities. In addition, we are pleased to provide a link to the official journal of the CMSC, the International Journal on MS Care
, a peer-reviewed international publication focusing on multiple sclerosis and related autoimmune disorders of the central nervous system. Every issue of the International Journal on MS Care has one article which offers free CE credit
The National MS Society partnered with the International Organization of MS Nurses (IOMSN) to provide a comprehensive multiple sclerosis nursing update exploring concepts underlying clinical practice of an MS nurse and study reference materials and preparatory resources. Presented by Amy Gilbert, RN, MSCN of The Schapiro Center for Multiple Sclerosis® and IOMSN Midwest Regional Liaison. Download the recording here
Introduction to MS: Online Course for Fitness & Wellness Professionals
This course is a resource for fitness and wellness professionals, including aquatics instructors, yoga teachers, personal trainers and other professionals who want to learn more about MS. It provides an overview of the disease and offers specific strategies for working with a diverse MS population. Access the course here