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The RIMS Grant Program page has been updated for 2014!

Click here to go to the RiGra page immediately.

The American Academy for Neurology has published guidelines on complimentary and alternative medicine in Multiple Sclerosis. For the evidence-based guidelines, click the thumbnails below!

 

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The cognitive manual - "Good neuropsychological practice in MS" is now available in the SIG Psychology & Neuropsychology section.

Go to the SIG section - Psychology & Neuropsychology - publications or click HERE to go directly to the page.  

Rehabilitation, both physical and neuropsychological, is one of the most important aspects of multiple sclerosis (MS) management and a key way to influence outcomes in our patients, beyond pharmacotherapy. Recent advances have allowed us to fine-tune our methods and our assessment tools for rehabilitation in MS. “Beyond Pharmaceuticals: Improving Physical and Mental Function in People With MS” is an educational activity that highlights recent data on this topic presented at the joint 29th Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis and 18th Annual Conference of Rehabilitation in MS (ECTRIMS/RIMS 2013).

Keeping abreast of these updates and integrating these new strategies into our practice may allow us to delay physical and neuropsychological dysfunction in this population. Join me and our expert speakers—Jürg Kesselring, MD, Päivi Hämäläinen, PhD, and Ulrik Dalgas, PhD—as we take a closer look at these recent advances and how they may impact our practice.

ECTRIMS offers a multiple sclerosis nurse training fellowship programme for qualified/licensed European nurses to provide the opportunity for them to obtain additional expertise through practical nursing experience and training in a mentored MS environment in Europe. The aim of the programme is to enhance care and support of individuals with MS by fostering improved clinical care and education and by helping to promote best practices in nursing care throughout Europe. The training period must be for a minimum of 6 months or up to one year in duration. Generally, a maximum of three fellowships will be awarded each year.

 

For more specific programme details and application materials, see www.ectrims.eu/ectrims-multiple-sclerosis-nurse-training-programme.

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