MS Foundation MasterClass 13 – Module 1
An essential course in the fundamentals of MS clinically, as well as in terms of lived experience with MS and optimal service support, this is the ideal introduction to MS as a specialism. If you are a clinical nurse specialist (CNS), a GP with a newly developing special interest in MS (GPwSI) or an Associate Specialist with a special interest in neurology then this course could be perfect for you.
Halifax Hall, Sheffield University Campus
Endcliffe Vale Road
The ideal course for those who have a solid grounding in neurology but want to develop a special interest in MS, course attendees might include clinical nurse specialists (CNSs), allied health professionals (AHPs), specialist registrars (SpRs), GPs with a special interest (GPwSI) or associated specialists.
This course, focussed on practical application as with all our MasterClasses, aims to provide an introduction and broad overview of the modern management of MS, including diagnosis and current treatment options. Promoting holistic management of MS, the course will provide practical learning and inspiring service models that are cemented through the inter-module project, an essential part of the overall course.
We will apply for CPD accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians for MS Foundation MasterClass 13 and subject to confirmation of accreditation, CPD will be awarded upon completion of Module 2.
‘Multiple Sclerosis Foundation MasterClass 10’ has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 30 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s). Full conditions of approval are listed in our guidelines. 12 External credits may be claimed for an MSc or equivalent activity.
Last updated: 01/04/2021
In-person and virtual attendance
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions will still be in place at the time of the MasterClass. Therefore, we will be limited to the number of people allowed in the room. With this in mind, we will be offering delegates the option of attending the MasterClass virtually. However, should you want to attend the MasterClass in person and have the chance to connect with the MasterClass speakers and network with your fellow delegates, please be assured that we will be following all the government safety advice at the time of the meeting with extra safety precautions of our own.
The course is fully funded including a travel allowance for clinicians practising in the UK for both modules. There will be a £100 deposit required to secure your place, this will be invoiced to you upon confirmation. This deposit will be refunded within 30 days of you completing both modules of the course. Failure to attend or if you should cancel less than 8 weeks of the course commencement date this will result in the charge of £100. → Terms & conditions for international delegates
To complete the course delegates must return for Module 2 where they will present their inter-module project/audit to the Academy.
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This activity has been supported by sponsorship from Biogen Idec Ltd. The sponsor has had no control over the educational content of this activity.
ChairProf Gavin Giovannoni
Professor of Neurology, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
SpeakersDr David Paling
Honorary Strategic Director, MS Academy, Consultant Neurologist, Royal Hallamshire Hospital Dr Sharmilee Gnanapavan
Consultant Neurologist, Barts Health and Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust Rachel Dorsey-Campbell
Senior Lead Pharmacist, Neurosciences & NHSE Clinical Commissioning, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Dr Niall MacDougall
Consultant Neurologist Dr Helen Ford
Consultant Neurologist Dr Giles Elrington
Consultant Neurologist Dr Nikos Evangelou
Clinical Associate Professor in Neurology, University of Nottingham
Encouraging excellence, developing leaders, inspiring change
MS Academy was established six years ago and in that time has accomplished a huge amount. The six different levels of specialist MS training are dedicated to case-based learning and practical application of cutting edge research. Home to national programme Raising the Bar and the fantastic workstream content it is producing, this is an exciting Academy to belong to.