Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) involves an immune-mediated process in which an abnormal response of the body’s immune system is directed against the central nervous system (CNS), which is made up of the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. The exact antigen — or target that the immune cells are sensitized to attack — remains unknown, which is why MS is considered by many experts to be “immune-mediated” rather than “autoimmune.”

In this practical course you will gain an understanding of MS, the specific difficulties that can arise from MS and explore coping strategies for caring for someone with MS.

You’ll gain the knowledge, practical skills and confidence you need to care for someone who suffers from MS.

This course is delivered as a three hour workshop.

Who should attend

As well as being relevant to all health and social care professionals, this course is suitable for family members, friends, caregivers as well as all employers (e.g. First Aiders).

Each course is limited to 8 delegates in order to maximise learning opportunities.

What you will learn

  • Types of MS
  • Problems with urination and bowels
  • Treatment
  • Pain and MS
  • Fatigue and MS
  • Depression and MS

Delegates will be provided with a pack of learning materials.

Training methods

Lectures, case studies, group and individual work, discussions and practical exercises. All of our trainers are both well qualified and highly experienced.

Time

We will agree dates and times for each session that are convenient for your organisation.

Location

We can run this course at either your premises or our offices in Fife.

Cost

£35 + VAT* per delegate (minimum 4 delegates)

* Travel and subsistence costs may be incurred depending on the location of the training.

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