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MS Education for Health Professionals

Webinar - Managing Chronic Pain
Monday 22 July 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm AEST

With chronic pain the focus of treatment needs to be managing the pain, improving day-to-day function and quality of life.  Dr. Malcolm Hogg is the Head of Pain Management Services at Royal Melbourne Hospital, and he will provide insights into how chronic pain is best managed by a multidisciplinary pain management plan. 

  
Learning Objectives
Understanding and appreciation of chronic pain and medications
Better understanding of the role of behavioural and lifestyle strategies
Knowledge of specific strategies proven to help the brain manage chronic pain
Understanding of the bio-psycho-social approach to pain management
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Free E-books when you book a webinar

Webinar -  Managing MS Fatigue
Wednesday 31 July 2019
2.00pm - 3.00pm AEST
 

Multiple sclerosis fatigue is different from everyday fatigue. About 80% of people with multiple sclerosis experience fatigue as a major symptom.  Presented by MS Specialist Occupational Therapists, this session looks at the nature of multiple sclerosis fatigue and strategies to help clients better manage this symptom that has such disabling implications. 
 
Learning Objectives
Development of a greater understanding of MS Fatigue
Increased resources for assessing MS Fatigue
Improve and develop therapeutic approaches and strategies to assist managing client’s fatigue 
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Free E-books when you book a webinar

Research Update

Current Clinical Trials
 
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Find it here 
And why not subscribe to MS Research Australia Clinical trial updates

Remain updated on the latest research on multiple sclerosis, treatments and management of symptoms for your clients 
Current Research
                                          

Books*
The Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Guide to Lifestyle Empowerment. Kennedy P
 

Managing the Symptoms of MS. Shapiro, Randall T.

Fighting Fatique in Multiple Sclerosis: Practical Ways to Create New Habits and Increase Your Energy. Lowenstein, Nancy  
 Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation : From Impairment to Participation Finlayson, Marcia
* These are examples of the free e-books available for webinar attendees.

Useful Links and Journal Articles

You can purchase recordings of previous webinars from the MS Shop 

Download the MS Practice Booklet on Pain and Multiple Sclerosis

 
Chronic pain in multiple sclerosis: A 10-year longitudinal study.Scand J Pain, 2017 
 
The Effects of Cannabis Among Adults With Chronic Pain and an Overview of General Harms: A Systematic Review. Ann Intern Med, 2017

 
Exercise prescription for patients with multiple sclerosis; potential benefits and practical recommendations. BMC Neurol, 2017

Depression and fatigue in patients with multiple sclerosis. J Neurol Sci, 2017

The pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for the management of fatigue related multiple sclerosis. J Neurol Sci, 2017

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