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MS Education for Health Professionals

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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Webinar -  Dealing Confidently with Client's Grief
Thursday 1 August 2019
2.00pm - 3.00pm AEST 

Grief abounds when clients are diagnosed, living with, caring for and or working with people with a chronic illness. Presented by Meg Moorhouse, social worker and accredited grief counsellor. Meg works as a bereavement counsellor with Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care service, runs support groups and assists families and health professionals. 
 
Learning Objectives
  • Educate participants in the current theory of grief, symptoms, phases and strategies to cope
  • Investigate what is most challenging about grief reactions inherent in these situations
  • Build participant’s confidence in how to recognise, respond to and support grief reactions for the people we are working with
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Books*
The Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Guide to Lifestyle Empowerment
Kennedy P
 
Managing the Symptoms of MS.
Shapiro, Randall T.

Fighting Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis
Lowenstein, Nancy

An Occupational Therapists Guide to Sleep and Sleep Problems
Brown, Cary

* 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.

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

Pathophysiology, assessment and management of multiple sclerosis fatigue: an update. Expert Rev Neurother. 2017

Fatigue in multiple sclerosis - Insights into evaluation and management. Neurophysiol Clin. 2017

Supportive and palliative care needs identified by multiple sclerosis patients and their families. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2006

The emotional and psychological impact of multiple sclerosis relapses. J Neurol Sci. 2007

 

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