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Advancing the Role of the Nurse in the Management of MS in Rural Areas




Chairperson: Bonnie Blain, RN, CNN(C), MSCN, Central Alberta MS Clinic, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

Expert Faculty: Mary Filipi, PhD, FNP-C, MSN, BSN, RN, MSCS, Adjunct Professor, University of Nebraska Omaha

This online curriculum provides up-to-date information related to the comprehensive care of people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) in rural areas. Led by expert faculty with extensive experience in both MS care and rural health, it is designed to address the unique challenges faced by nursing professionals practicing in rural areas. Many of these challenges are exacerbated by events such as the COVID-19 pandemic. In a series of short video modules, the faculty share their perspectives, offering insights into best practices and strategies for overcoming barriers, with the goal of improving the comprehensive care of people living with MS.

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These activities are jointly provided by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC), International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses (IOMSN), and Catamount Medical Education.

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from EMD Serono.


© 2023 The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is a tax exempt 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Its Identification Number (EIN) is 13-5661935.