Toward Digital Self-monitoring of Multiple Sclerosis: Investigating First Experiences, Needs, and Wishes of People with MS

Target Audience:The target audience for this activity is physicians, physician assistants, nursing professionals, and other health care providers involved in the management of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Learning Objectives:1) Indicate potential benefits and challenges regarding the use of digital self-monitoring tools, particularly smartphone apps and activity trackers, by people with MS.2) Identify needs and […]

A Practical Guide to Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis: 2nd Edition

NEW! Rehabilitation is an integral part of comprehensive multiple sclerosis (MS) care. This highly interactive ePrimer is designed to equip the multidisciplinary rehab team with practical, evidence-based information they can use to optimize the benefits derived from rehab services for their patients with MS. The content is augmented with faculty commentary to listen to, patient […]

IJMSC: Experience of Identity Change in People Who Reported a Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis: A Qualitative Inquiry

Target Audience The target audience for this activity is physicians, physician assistants, nursing professionals, and other healthcare providers involved in the management of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Learning Objectives 1) Describe the process of identity change following a diagnosis of MS. 2) Identify factors that may help a person with MS cope with identity […]

Q&A with Experts on Immune Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis

Description Immune dysregulation is thought to be a key factor in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis (MS). This insight has led to the development of immunotherapeutic agents with targeted and varied mechanisms of action. Newer immunotherapies, which offer enhanced efficacy, are also associated with immune-related toxicities that must be anticipated and managed throughout the course […]

IJMSC: Perspectives About Time Frames in Stem Cell Research for Multiple Sclerosis: “Time Is Brain”

Target Audience The target audience for this activity is physicians, physician assistants, nursing professionals, and other health-care providers involved in the management of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Learning Objectives 1) Demonstrate knowledge of MS patient and clinician perspectives about the time frames associated with stem cell research and development. 2) Integrate evidence-informed clinical communication […]

IJMSC: Posterior Fossa Lesion Load and Pathological Laughing and Crying in Multiple Sclerosis

Target Audience The target audience for this activity is physicians, physician assistants, nursing professionals, and other health-care providers involved in the management of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Learning Objectives 1) Describe the association, or lack thereof, of posterior fossa lesions with the presentation of PLC. 2) Apply increased knowledge about PLC to improve diagnosis […]

IJMSC: A Qualitative Study of Exercise and Physical Activity in Adolescents with Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis

Target Audience The target audience for this activity is physicians, physician assistants, nursing professionals, and other health-care providers involved in the management of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Learning Objectives 1) Describe perceived barriers to physical activity participation for adolescents with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis (POMS). 2) Identify preferred components of an intervention targeting physical activity […]

CMSC Practical Guidelines for the Selection of Disease Modifying Therapies in MS

Introduction This guideline was developed by a group of multiple sclerosis (MS) specialists, convened by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC), to serve as an educational guide and concise summary of available data and professional recommendations on the selection of disease-modifying therapy (DMT) for MS. The group met in Chicago, IL, in 2018 at […]

The Science of MS Management: Current Mechanisms in MS Therapy – Which Ones—and Why?

Target Audience This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nursing professionals, pharmacists, and other members of the healthcare team who manage patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Learning Objectives Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to: Explain basic mechanisms in approved MS DMTs […]

IJMSC: Effectiveness of Fatigue Management Interventions in Reducing Severity and Impact of Fatigue in People with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review

Target Audience The target audience for this activity is physicians, physician assistants, nursing professionals, and other health-care providers involved in the management of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Learning Objectives 1) Identify different methods of managing fatigue in people with progressive MS and the effectiveness of these interventions. 2) Analyze the limitations of the current […]