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Living Beyond MS- Effective Communication with Your MS Healthcare Team, PA

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Holiday Inn Pittsburgh-Monroeville

2750 Mosside Boulevard

Monroeville, PA 15146

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MS Views & News invites you to an informative multiple sclerosis education program


LIVING BEYOND MS:
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION WITH YOUR MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS HEALTHCARE TEAM



A Multiple Sclerosis Round Table Discussion with Expert MS Clinicians

Guest Clinicians:

Daniel Kantor, MD, FAAN
Neurologist and multiple sclerosis specialist from South Florida

&

Carol Chieffe, RN, BSN, MSCN
Registered nurse at Allegheny Neurological Associates in Pittsburgh, PA

Our MS experts will have a candid discussion (with each other) of various MS topics, as showing below.
Program attendees will listen as these MS clinicians give their candid perspectives.

To Discuss:

  • Effective communication with your healthcare team
  • Coming prepared to your appointment
  • Preparing your questions prior to appointment (using a document like the “Land of MS Communication Tool”)
  • Importance of bringing a care partner or family member to appointments
  • Keeping Records of symptoms and issues
  • How to know when it may be time to switch your neurology team
  • Managing an interdisciplinary team: How to get your physicians to communicate
  • Informing the patient(s) Shared Decision making: Do they feel heard? Are they acknowledged?
  • Empowering patients to be active participants in their healthcare
  • Hearing what you need to know about healthy lifestyle choices and overall impacts on quality of life


Round Table Timing: 45 minutes, plus 40 minutes of Q&A




PLUS

Special Speaker:
Jeffrey Segal, BS, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
(40 mins with Q&A)

Jeffrey Segal is a personal trainer and motivational speaker in South Florida, who specializes in multiple sclerosis patients.


To Discuss:

  • Integrating healthy lifestyle choices into your daily life
  • Healthy eating
  • Staying active: a look at adaptive exercises for strengthening, balance, and fighting fatigue
  • The impacts of incorporating physical fitness for those living with MS




Agenda:

Date: Monday, October 30th, 2017

5:45pm - Registration

6:25pm – Program Begins

Complimentary Dinner!



*** R.S.V.P. Required ***

Register ONLINE through Eventbrite or at www.events.msvn.org
(If you cannot rsvp online, please call (888) 871-1664 - Ext. 102)

This program is limited to the MS Patient plus a maximum of (1) guest
No children under the age of 16 unless the child has MS

This program was sponsored by educational grant from:
Sanofi Genzyme & Biogen

Exhibitors: Sanofi, MS Views and News, & TEVA Neuroscience



Program provided by MS Views and News, a 501C3 not for profit organization
MS Views and News is MAKING an IMPACT on those affected by Multiple Sclerosis


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