Mar
21
Thu
2019
Decatur, AL: The Multiple Sclerosis Compass to Care @ DoubleTree by Hilton Decatur Riverfront
Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

MS Views and News invites you to attend a free and informative educational event about multiple sclerosis in Decatur, AL!

“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
Samuel F. Hunter, MD
Neurologist and MS Specialist

Will Discuss:
– What is MS? What are different types of MS?
– How to access the care and specialists you may need to address all aspects of living with MS
– How communication with one’s healthcare provider guides the
treatment plan that works for you and your care partner
– Accessing today’s online and local community MS resources

(45 minute discussion + 30 minutes of Q&A)

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GUEST SPEAKER #2
Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Presenting on: Staying Active- What I Can Do Today
– Live demonstrations and examples of exercises!
– An introduction to physical fitness in MS at any level
– The benefits of staying active
– Returning to strengthening exercises after a relapse
– Adaptive exercises you can incorporate into your daily life

(40 minute presentation + 12 mins of Q&A)

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DATE: Thursday, March 21st, 2019
5:35pm – Check-in
6:15pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

LOCATION:
DoubleTree by Hilton Decatur Riverfront
1101 6th Avenue NE
Decatur, AL 35601

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R.S.V.P. Required
Register ONLINE at: www.events.msvn.org
If you do not have internet access, please call please call (888) 871-1664 – Ext 102.

Program limited to the MS patient plus a max of (1) guest.

Program supported by: Sanofi Genzyme
Exhibitors: MS Views and News, Mallikrodt Pharmaceuticals

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.

Mar
23
Sat
2019
Huntsville, AL: The Multiple Sclerosis Compass to Care @ Huntsville Marriott at the Space & Rocket Center
Mar 23 @ 10:45 am – 1:30 pm

MS Views and News invites you to attend a free and informative educational event about multiple sclerosis in Huntsville, AL!

“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
Karen A. Hislop, OTR, ATP, CDRS, CLT
Occupational Therapist

Will Discuss:
– Assistive devices: Knowing when needed, and what to use
– Assistive device product demos

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GUEST SPEAKER #2
Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Presenting on: Staying Active -What I Can Do Today
– Live demonstrations and examples of exercises!
– An introduction to physical fitness in MS at any level
– The benefits of staying active
– Returning to strengthening exercises after a relapse
– Adaptive exercises you can incorporate into your daily life.

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GUEST SPEAKER #3
Samuel F. Hunter, MD
Neurologist and MS Specialist

Will Discuss:
– What is MS? What are different types of MS?
– Addressing pain aspects of MS
– How to access the care and specialists you may need to address all aspects of living with MS
– How communication with one’s healthcare provider guides the
treatment plan that works for you and your care partner
– If facing limitations in your local community- Accessing today’s online and MS community resources- what can help

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DATE: Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
10:45am – Check-in
11:15am – Program Begins
Complimentary Lunch

LOCATION:
Huntsville Marriott at the Space & Rocket Center
5 Tranquility Base
Huntsville, Alabama 35805

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R.S.V.P. Required
Register ONLINE at: www.events.msvn.org
If you do not have internet access, please call please call (888) 871-1664 – Ext 102.

Program limited to the MS patient plus a max of (1) guest.

Program supported by: Sanofi Genzyme

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.

May
28
Tue
2019
Bellevue, WA: The MS Compass to Care Forum @ Seattle Marriott Bellevue
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

MS Views and News invites you to attend a free and informative educational event about multiple sclerosis in Bellevue, WA!

“THE COMPASS TO CARE FORUM”
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)
Interactive Q&A to follow after the presentations!

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A SPECIAL ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION WITH GUEST PRESENTERS:
– Marwa Kaisey, MD (Cedars-Sinai –UCLA)
– Pavle Repovic, MD, PhD (MS Center Swedish Neuroscience)
– Roopa Bhat, MD, PhD (Bellevue Neurology and Neuroscience)

Learn from three top MS neurologists as they share their perspectives on 8 important topics during a candid roundtable crossfire discussion

Topics:
– Multiple Sclerosis Today vs. Years Ago
– Different Types of MS
– Understanding Options
– Talking about Recognizing and Managing MS Relapses
– What a Comprehensive Healthcare Team Is, In Relation to Multiple Sclerosis
– The Importance of Wellness for the Patient and the Care Partner
– MS Symptoms Management
– Mental Health in MS

* A 40 min. moderated discussion – Followed by a 35 min. interactive Q&A with the audience

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PLUS
Get ready for Wellness That Works! – Learn about the power of movement, strength and exercises designed for fitness at any level

Featuring Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Jeff will give an introduction to physical fitness in MS at any level and discuss the benefits of staying active with ADAPTIVE EXERCISES you can incorporate into your daily life.

* A 25 min. discussion + 10 min. of Q&A

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A SPECIAL PRESENTATION
A Journey through MS While Understanding Specialty Pharmacy, Authorizations, Step Therapy and Much More

Featuring Gary Owens, MD, Medical Management Consultant

Dr. Owens will help us to:
– Prepare to Make Shared MS Treatment Decisions
– Understand the Complex World of Insurance Approval of Your MS Treatment of Choice

* A 25 min. presentation + 30 min. of Q&A

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DATE: Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
5:27pm – Check-in
6:02pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

LOCATION:
Seattle Marriott Bellevue
200 110th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

* COMPLIMENTARY Valet Parking at Hotel for Patients – Paid by MS Views and News

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R.S.V.P. Required
Register ONLINE at: www.events.msvn.org
Unable to register online? Please call (786) 296-8777 to leave a message. Messages get answered within 24-72 hours. It is BEST to register online.

Program limited to the MS Patient plus a max of (1) guest
Minimum age to attend this event is 16, unless this is a child that has MS

This educational event was supported by: Sanofi Genzyme and EMD Serono

This program is provided by MS Views and News, a 501C3 not for profit organization.