International Organization of MS Nurses
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- LETTER TO IOMSN MEMBERS
It is hard to believe but 2014 is coming to an end and we are looking forward to new adventures and great outcomes in 2015. Our care of MS has completely transformed bringing new challenges and complex decisions. Read more
- MS BLUEPRINT, A UNIQUE NEW TOOL FOR THE MS COMMUNITY, HAS LAUNCHED!
The International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses (IOMSN) has partnered with Biogen Idec to launch MS Blueprint™, a program to encourage those impacted by MS to set goals, create personalized activity plans called MS Blueprints, and take small steps to attain a more positive life. Learn more
- FDA PERMITS MARKETING OF URINARY PROSTHESIS DEVICE FOR WOMEN
Release Date: October 14, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of the inFlow Intraurethral Valve-Pump, a replaceable urinary prosthesis for use in female adults who cannot contract the muscles necessary to push urine out of the bladder (impaired detrusor contractility or IDC). Learn more
- ACUTE NEUROLOGIC ILLNESS WITH FOCAL LIMB WEAKNESS OF UNKNOWN ETIOLOGY IN CHILDREN
In September, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Health Advisory to healthcare professionals nationwide to be vigilant for and report cases of neurologic illnesses associated with limb weakness that meet the criteria of its case definition. Learn more.
- PEGYLATED INTERFERON BETA-1A (PLEGRIDY) – CLINICIAN INFORMATION
Generic: Peginterferon Beta-1a
Brand name: Plegridy
US FDA Approved: August 2014
- MS COALITION: The Use of Disease-Modifying Therapies in MS
The member organizations of the Multiple Sclerosis Coalition have collaborated to summarize the current evidence about disease modification in multiple sclerosis (MS) and to provide support for broad access to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved MS disease-modifying therapies for people.
- Counseling Points: SUMMER 2014 Volume 10, Number 1
Management of MS Through the Life Stages
- MOVING FORWARD:
Adherence to Therapy & the Role of Nursing in MS
- WEBINAR: Caring for the Patient with MS
Please join us on Monday - January 26, 2015 at 8PM ET for our last webinar on Caring for the Patient with MS. The discussion will focus on Psychosocial Considerations in MS and will be presented by :
June Halper, MSN, APN-C, FAAN, MSCN
Exec. Director - IOMSN/MSNICB
CEO - CMSC
This event is awarded 1.0 CEU.
- iPointofCare: Managing Patients with MS
This is an innovative evidence-based, clinical resource for MS specialists, providing answers to clinical questions at or near the "point-of-care" - where and when clinicians need it: in the office, in the exam room, on computers, tablets or smart phones. All material is peer-reviewed and faculty-approved.
Release Date: January 25, 2013
Valid Through: January 30, 2015