Understanding Multiple Sclerosis September 2023

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Understanding Multiple Sclerosis
March 2024

Opens: 11th Mar 2024, 9:00am (AEDT)
Duration: 6 weeks
Effort: 2 hrs per week
Location: Online Course
Cost: FREE

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Course outline

'Understanding Multiple Sclerosis (MS)' is a free online course that aims to improve understanding and awareness of MS. Members of the public will increase their knowledge of MS-related issues and those in the MS community will be empowered to create and contribute to personalised MS management plans.

The course is designed for anyone with an interest in multiple sclerosis including -

  • People living with MS, their families and carers
  • Medical and nursing professionals
  • Allied health professionals
  • Advocates, service delivery staff, support workers

The course consists of six modules addressing the areas of - 

  1. Biology and pathology
  2. Diagnosis and symptoms
  3. Demographics and introduction to risk
  4. Risk factors
  5. Disease management and support strategies
  6. Living with MS

This course was developed by the Menzies Institute for Medical Research in partnership with MS Plus and MS Australia, and in collaboration with the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre.

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