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Webinar - MND101
Thursday 12 December 2019

2:00pm – 3:00pm

An introductory session on Motor Neurone Disease (MND) for Health Professionals. Facilitated by MND Victoria, the training will provide information on MND, its progressive nature, common experiences and challenges faced by people living with MND, as well as strategies and practical advice on how health professionals can best assist.  The training will also focus on the role of palliative care in achieving a good quality of life for someone facing a life limiting illness.

Learning Objectives
  • Increased awareness of MND and how people live with the condition
  • Understanding of the importance of care coordination and multidisciplinary care
  • Appreciation of the importance of quality of life for someone facing a life limiting illness
  • Knowledge of further resources

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Webinar - Managing spasticity in progressive neurological conditions 
Wednesday 30 October 2019
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Spasticity is one of the more common symptoms of progressive neurological conditions. Spasticity can be as mild as the feeling of tightness of muscles or so severe as to produce painful uncontrollable spasms of extremities. Presented by A/Prof Barry Rawicki and Physiotherapist Jacolyn Harris, this webinar is packed with very practical tips and evidence-based research to enhance your practice.

Learning Objectives
  • Increased understanding of spasticity
  • Greater confidence in managing spasticity
  • Knowledge of physical therapy, nerve phenolisation and use of Botulin Toxin
  • Knowledge of oral medications
  • Evidence based physiotherapy interventions for managing spasticity in multiple sclerosis 

Free E-books when you book a webinar
Research Update 
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Remain updated on the latest research on multiple sclerosis, treatments and management of symptoms for your clients Current Research.

The Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Guide to Lifestyle Empowerment
Kennedy P.
Managing the Symptoms of MS.
Shapiro, Randall T.

Inspire me Well: Finding Motivation to Take Control of Your Health
Belanger L.

Multiple Sclerosis rehabilitation: From Impairment to Participation
Finlayson M.

* 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.

Webinar Recording – Managing Spasticity
Webinar Recording – Managing Discomfort
Webinar Recording – Managing Chronic Pain

Best Practices for Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy: Patient Selection. Neuromodulation. 2016

Multiple sclerosis symptoms and spasticity management: new data. Neurodegener Dis Manag. 2017

Breakthroughs in the spasticity management: Are non-pharmacological treatments the future? J Clin Neurosci. 2017

Advances in Motor Neurone Disease. J R Soc Med. 2014 Jan 

Motor Neurone Disease. Postgrad Med J. 2002 Sep

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