Multiple Sclerosis 2011: strategies for treatment and patient support
Venue: Hallam Conference Centre
|Event Date/Time: Dec 07, 2011|
|Registration Date: Dec 07, 2011|
|Early Registration Date: Sep 16, 2011|
It will provide an excellent opportunity for specialists and trainees in neurology, researchers, clinicians as well as GPs, specialist nurses and allied health professionals, to update and extend their knowledge.
The programme includes presentations from internationally renowned speakers focusing on hot topics in MS research.
â€¢ A review of epidemiology and environmental factors in MS including new research linking vitamin D and Epstein-Barr virus to MS susceptibility
â€¢ Updates in neuroimmunology and brain imaging and its role in the diagnosis and management of MS
â€¢ Assessments of the latest disease-modifying therapies including a session on oral medication for MS and an update on clinical trials of promising treatments
â€¢ Guidance on the management of some of the complications of MS including bladder and bowel control, the use of new technologies for difficult to treat MS symptoms and MS and the relationship between MS and mental health
â€¢ Examinations of ways of managing and supporting patients with MS collaboratively, including dealing with relapses, palliative care needs for the advanced MS patient and updates on the End of Life Care Strategy