Multiple Sclerosis Education Events

MidAmerica Neuroscience Institute’s Doug Schell APRN, MSCN will be providing education and information about MS to patients, family members, and health care professionals at numerous upcoming events.

Schell will speak on MS and the medication Gilenya on Thursday, August 30th at 6:00 PM (Smokehouse Bar-B-Que, 8451 NW Prarie View Rd.,. Kansas City, MO 64155).  To register call 800-973-0362.  This event is sponsored by Novartis.  Other Novartis sponsored events are planned for September 20th in Overland Park and November 6th in Independence.  For more information, visit (click on “MS Support”, then click “Find an upcoming live event near you”.

Do I Have to Change My Life Because I Have Relapsing MS?” is the subject for a presentation Monday, September 10th at 6:30 (Uncle Buck’s Grill, 12051 Bass Pro Road, Olathe, KS 66061).  To register call 877-969-1722 or visit . This event is sponsored by EMD Serono and MS Lifelines.  Another event is planned for Topeka, KS on September 13th (see for more information).

Schell will be educating nurses about MS in Saint Louis on Saturday, October 27th at the International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses program “Complex Issues in MS: Creative Nursing Solutions.”  This free event offers a full day of MS education from several prominent MS nurses and provides 6.5 hours of free continuing education credits to nurses.  Visit to register.

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