This learning module describes the complex neurological condition multiple sclerosis (MS) and its management. It outlines pathophysiology and symptoms, the importance of timely access to specialist services for treatment, relapse and disease management, including self-management. Therapies for this life-limiting long-term condition, the role of the multidisciplinary team, the importance of holistic assessment and the role of MS specialist nurses are discussed.
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This learning module for nursesaims to improve nurses knowledge of the management of multiple sclerosis (MS), a complex neurological condition.
After reading this module and completing the time out activities you should be able to:
This module is broken down into the following sections:
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Pre and post module tests let you measure your progress. Further reading list included