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Free Monthly Educational Conference Calls

You are invited to participate in monthly conference calls addressing a variety of MS topics using a toll-free number. For more information or to be added to the email list please contact Dr. Tarver at 206.764.2433 or marsha.tarver@va.gov


Calls for People with MS, their Families and Caregivers
(see Caregiver only calls below or visit the webpage)
Downloadable flyer: Click Here


Facilitators:
Christopher Bever, MD, MBA
Marsha Tarver, PhD, MA
Angela Young, MBA

When: 2nd Monday of every month
Time:  5-6pm PT------6-7pm MT------7-8pm CT------8-9pm ET
Call:    1.800.767.1750, wait to hear the welcome message then punch the code 43157#

To Mute your phone: punch *6
To UnMute your phone: punch *6
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October 13, 2014 - Columbus Day
Managing Depression in MS
Kathleen Costello, MS, ANP, MSCN
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November 11, 2014 - Veterans Day
VA Benefits and Resources for Veterans with MS
Michael Killen, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Senior Benefits Advocate
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December 8, 2014
The MS Telehealth Visit: Bowel and Bladder Management
Akimyo Russell, RN, FNP-BC
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January 11, 2015
Overview of Advance Directives
Maggie Kazmierski, MSW, LCSW-C, MSCS
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February 9, 2015
Top 10 Tips for Managing Pain in MS
Lynda Hillman, DNP, ARNP
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March 9, 2015
Wellness in MS
Amanda Farag, MD
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April 13, 2015
Cognitive Functioning in MS
Adam Nelson, PhD
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May 11, 2015
Creating a Support Network
Jan Spencer, MSW, LCSW
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June 8, 2015
Rehabilitation in MS
Kathy Burgess, MD
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July 13, 2015
Benefits of Home Telehealth in MS
Mitch Wallin, MD
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August 10, 2015
Virtual Connections: How to Get Involved
MSWorld Staff
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September 14, 2015
Neurocognitive Rehabilitation in MS
Brett Parmenter, PhD
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Caregivers for Veterans with MS Calls

When: 4th Monday of every month (except May and December) (different topics each month)
Time:  11-12N PT------12-1pm MT-------1-2pm CT-------2-3pm ET
Call:    1.800.767.1750, wait to hear the welcome message then punch the code 43157#

Facilitators:
Maggie Kazmierski, MSW, LCSW-C, MSCS
Alicia Sloan, MSW, LICSW, MPH
Jan Spencer, MSW, LCSW