International Organization of MS Nurses
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- Learn about the Latest Treatments, Emerging Therapies, Adherence Techniques, and More!
Utilize the Individualized Learning Plan Activity to learn about the latest multiple sclerosis treatments, emerging therapies, adherence techniques, and more.
Take a self-assessment and be automatically directed to online activities that meet your specific educational needs. A variety of webinars and videos on hot topics in multiple sclerosis are available within this customized learning opportunity and it is free to all learners!
- Genzyme's Lemtrada Approved in Mexico for Treatment of MS
On February 4, 2014, Genzyme, a Sanofi company, announced that Mexico’s national regulatory authority, COFEPRIS, has approved Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) for the treatment of patients with relapsing remitting forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) to slow or reverse the accumulation of physical disability and reduce the frequency of clinical exacerbations.
- New Copaxone Dosing Approved for Fewer Injections
On January 28, 2014, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced that the new, three-times-per-week dosing of Copaxone® (glatiramer acetate), at the more concentrated dose of 40 mg, has been approved by the FDA.
- Counseling Points: FALL 2013 Volume 9, Number 3
The Role of Gender in MS: The Influence of Sex Hormones, Disease Type, and Other Factors
- MOVING FORWARD:
Adherence to Therapy & the Role of Nursing in MS
- WEBINAR: Caring for the Patient with MS
Please join us on Monday - March 24, 2014 at 8PM ET for our FIRST WEBINAR on Caring for the Patient with MS. The discussion will focus on NATURE OF MS and will be presented by :
Amy Perrin Ross, APN, MSN, CNRN, MSCN
Loyola University of Chicago MS Clinic
This event is awarded 1.0 CEU.
Information on how to join via PHONE or WEB to follow. IOMSN members will get an email from IOMSN Admin regarding this event.
- 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
- Sustaining Care: Helping Patients Maintain Wellness
June Halper, Barbara Bumstead, and Marie Namey examine models of care for patients with MS in this digital edition of the Sustaining Care webcast. The digital edition examines the historical and current models of care and the Sustaining Care model in particular. This program is accompanied by insightful audio clips and challenging self-assessment questions.
- Research Funding for MS Nurses is Now Available!
A limited pool of funds is now available for IOMSN members to fund their research projects. Two grants of $5,000 will be available for appropriate nursing studies. Applications will be forwarded to our Research Committee for evaluation and decision.
- IOMSN FELLOWSHIP Is Up & Running
- MS COALITION DEBUTS ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER
- Virtual Visiting Professorship Program
Host a Virtual In-Clinic Visiting Professorship Program (VPP) to educate your staff and earn complimentary CME/CE credits.
- The Online Practice Test for MS Nurses is Now Available!