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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.
People with MS and Their Caregivers
(see Caregivers calls below) 


 

What:   Conference calls for people with MS
When:  Second Monday of each month
Time:   5-6pm PT------- 6-7pm MT------- 7-8pm CT------- 8-9pm ET
How:    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
 


 

October 13, 2014 - Columbus Day
Managing Depression in MS
Kathleen Costello, MS, ANP, MSCN 


 November 11, 2014 - Veterans Day
VA Benefits and Resources for Veterans with MS
Michael Killen, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Senior Benefits Advocate 


 December 8, 2014
Topic: To be determined
Speaker: To be determined


 January 11, 2015
Topic: To be determined
Speaker: To be determined


 February 9, 2015
Top 10 Tips for Managing Pain in MS
Lynda Hillman, DNP, ARNP


 March 9, 2015
Topic: To be determined
Speaker: To be determined


 April 13, 2015
Cognitive Functioning in MS
Adam Nelson, PhD


 May 11, 2015
Creating a Support Network
Jan Spencer, LICSW


 June 8, 2015
Rehabilitation in MS
Kathy Burgess, MD 


 July 13, 2015
Topic: To be determined
Speaker: To be determined


 August 10, 2015
Virtual Connections: How to Get Involved
MSWorld staff


 September 14, 2015
Neurocognitive Rehabilitation in MS 
Brett Parmenter, PhD


 Caregivers

 


What: Families and Caregivers of People with MS
When: 4th Monday of every month
Time: 11am-12noon PT, 12-1pm MT, 1-2pm CT, 2-3pm ET
How: Call 1.800.767.1750, then punch in 43157#

Presenters: 
Maggie Kazmierski, MSW, LCSW-C, MSCS 
Alicia Sloan, LICSW, MSW

Different topics each month.


 For more information about these calls please contact Angela Young at 1.800.463.6295 or angela.young4@va.gov