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DVD Programs

Each DVD provides 1.5 hours of educational information from MS healthcare professionals, as well as real life stories from Veterans living with MS. If you would like to receive our FREE DVD's, e-mail MSCentersofExcellence@va.gov.

Bowel and Bladder Management in MS

Presenters: Nina Davis, MD; Peter Gorman, MD; Heidi Maloni, PhD, ANP, MSCN
Program Content:

  • How the system works
  • Treatment options and self-management techniques
  • MS lesions that disrupt funtion
  • Patient vignettes

Emotional Disorders and MS: Approach to Management

Presenters: Sarah Minden, MD; Aaron Turner, PhD
Program Content:

  • Types of mental disorders
  • Assessment tools and interventions
  • Techniques to increase communication
  • Skills to manage work and home life
  • Patient vignettes

MS Modifiable Risk Factors

Presenters: Heidi Maloni, PhD, ANP, MSCN; Aaron Turner, PhD; Walter Royal, III, MD
Program Content:

  • Course of MS
  • Vitamin D, vaccines, smoking, nutrition, alcohol consumption, and exercise
  • Modifying behavior
  • Patient vignettes

MS, Cognition and Brain Imaging: Understanding Cognitive Dysfunction

Presenters: Aaron Turner, PhD; Stephen Rao, PhD
Program Content:

  • Clinical strategies to identify types of dysfunction
  • Brain structures and functions related to cognitive dysfunction
  • Interventions to manage cognitive issues
  • Cognitive rehabilitation strategies to enhance executive function
  • Role of epidemiology and MS factors
  • Patient vignettes

Updated: May 2017