Apr
10
Wed
2019
St. Augustine, FL: The Compass to Care for Multiple Sclerosis @ The Holiday Inn St. Augustine - World Golf
Apr 10 @ 5:35 pm – 8:30 pm

MS Views and News invites you to attend a free and informative educational event about multiple sclerosis (MS) in St. Augustine, FL!

“THE COMPASS TO CARE”
Partnering with and Understanding a Comprehensive MS Healthcare Team

An educational program focused on empowerment through understanding the many aspects of living well with MS

(RSVP required to attend – Please see below)

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GUEST SPEAKER #1
Megan Weigel, DNP, ARNP-c, APHN-c, MSCN

Will discuss:
– Women’s health in MS – Wellness, self, relationships
– Care partners: a discussion on caring for the care partner, collaborative communication to help get needs met
– Integrative Medicine: What is it and what are the benefits of incorporating it into my plan of care?
– A look at your core & extended healthcare team and the challenges of the coordination of communication when establishing a comprehensive healthcare team

(45 minute presentation)

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GUEST SPEAKER #2
Laura Bunso, PT, MTC

Will Discuss:
– An introduction to physical therapy and it’s benefits for those living with MS
– Understanding functional exercise for MS
– Plus: Understanding the benefits of pelvic floor exercise

(40 minute presentation)

* INTERACTIVE Joint Q&A to Follow! *

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DATE: Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
5:45pm – Check-in
6:15pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

LOCATION:
The Holiday Inn St. Augustine – World Golf
475 Commerce Lake Drive
St. Augustine, Fl. 32095

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R.S.V.P. Required
REGISTER ONLINE at: www.events.msvn.org
Unable to register online? Please call (888) 871-1664 – Ext 102.

Program limited to the MS patient plus a max of (1) guest.
No children permitted under the age of 16 unless this child that has MS.

Program supported by: Celgene
Exhibitors include: Smart Body Physical Therapy, First Coast Integrative Medicine, and MS Views and News

This program is 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.

Apr
12
Fri
2019
Stuart, FL: The Importance of a Proven Treatment @ Carmela's Brick Oven Pizza & Wine Bar
Apr 12 @ 11:30 am

Pre registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Palm Harbor, FL: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ The Lucky Dill
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Jean-Raphael Schneider

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Spring Hill, FL: MS Support Group of Hernando @ Atria Evergreen Woods
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm

Meets 2nd Friday of the Month

Apr
13
Sat
2019
Tampa, FL: Multiple Sclerosis Nursing: Voices Will Be Heard @ Tampa Airport Marriott
Apr 13 @ 7:00 am – 3:30 pm

Incorporate accumulated clinical evidence, current guidelines and emerging new clinical data into individualize education regarding DMTs for MS as part of a comprehensive approach to nursing care and education in multiple sclerosis.
Identify and address symptoms experienced by patients with MS, with attention to their values and goals of treatment, and with appropriate implementation of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions.
Integrate a multidisciplinary approach to care by recognizing, assessing, and addressing psychological and cognitive issues in patients with MS and including team members with specialized knowledge and skills in each area.

Awarded 3.75 CEUs for RNs and APNs

How to register:
Mail registration form:
IOMSN
Conference Registrar
3 University Plaza Drive, Suite 116
Hackensack, NJ 07601
OR
E-mail or Fax registration form:
leny.almeda@mscare.org/862-772-7275
OR
Online
www.IOMSN.org
Follow link to Regional Meetings

Enrollment is limited so you are encouraged to register today! We cannot guarantee that we can accommodate on-site registration.

For questions, please call the IOMSN office at 201-487-1050 or e-mail leny.almeda@mscare.org

This educational series is supported by grants from: Biogen and Sanofi Genzyme

Jointly provided by the International Organization of MS Nurses and the Consortium of MS Centers

Lakeland, FL: Lakeland Area MS Support Group @ Success House
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am

Meets 2nd Saturday of the Month

Lakeland, FL: You and Your MS Fingerprint @ College Heights Uited Methodist Church
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am

Speaker – Lise Casady
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Shalimar, FL: Bob Hope Friends of Shalimar Support Group @ Bob Hope Village (Welcome Center)
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

We invite all people with MS, their friends & family and are a caring support group.  We are here to learn, educate & share our knowledge with others.

Meets 2nd Saturday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Wellington, FL: Our Lives with MS Social Group @ Whole Foods Market
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm

Meets 2nd Saturday of the Month

Apr
14
Sun
2019
Cocoa, Fl: Central Brevard Cocoa MS Support Group @ Central Brevard Reference Library (Main Room)
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm

Meets the 2nd Sunday of each month.

Please contact the organizer for further information.

Apr
15
Mon
2019
Miami, FL: Joyous Living Faith Partners MS Support Group @ Second Baptist Church
Apr 15 @ 6:30 pm

Meets 3rd Monday of the Month in the Fellowship Hall

Apr
16
Tue
2019
The Villages (Lady Lake), FL: MS Village People Support Group @ La Hacienda Regional Recreation Center
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am

Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month

Jacksonville Beach, FL: Baptist Beaches Self-Help Group @ Baptist Medical Center Beaches
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm
Jacksonville, FL: You and Your MS Fingerprint @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Thomas Snyder
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Apr
17
Wed
2019
Clermont: MS Mighty Survivors Support Group of Clermont @ National Training Center
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Our mission is to reach out & support those who have Multiple Sclerosis& their loved ones, as well as to educate & raise awareness in our community.

Clermont, FL: You and Your MS Fingerprint @ National Training Center
Apr 17 @ 11:00 am

Speaker – Amparo Gutierrez
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Apr
18
Thu
2019
Fort Myers, FL: Fort Myers MS Support Group @ St Hillary's Episcopal Church
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm

Meets  3rd Thursday of the Month

Also meets for lunch on 1st Thursday @ 1 pm

Contact Karen for details/RSVP

Sarasota, FL: Friends of Hope MS Support Group @ SMH Healthfit
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm

Meets 3rd Thursday of the Month

Vero Beach, FL: Talking 2 Inspire People MS Support Group @ Palm Garden of Vero Beach
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm

Meets 3rd Thursday of the Month

Apr
20
Sat
2019
Gulf Breeze, Fl: Gulf Breeze by the Sea MS Support Group @ Gulf Breeze Baptist Hospital (cafeteria)
Apr 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Does not meet in July or August

We are a positive thinking support group that holds friendly & informative meetings.  Friends & family are welcome.

Contact the organizer for further information

Apr
22
Mon
2019
Valrico, FL: Brandon MS Support Group @ Bloomingdale Public Library (Rm 7)
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Meets the 4th Monday of each month.

For further information, contact the organizer.

Apr
23
Tue
2019
Naples, FL: You and Your MS Fingerprint @ Shula's
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Matthew Baker
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact the organizer to register

Orlando, FL: Lets Talk MS, Featuring Above MS @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm

Pre registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Riverview, FL: The Importance of a Proven Treatment @ Boca
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm

Pre registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Aventura, FL: Exploring Relapsing MS & Primary Progressive MS @ Novecento Aventura
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm

Pre-registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Speaker: Brian Steingo