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MSCoE Satellite Broadcast DVD Programs

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Contact: Dr. Marsha Tarver, Associate Director of Education, MSCoE West marsha.tarver@va.gov


Bowel and Bladder Management in MS - June 2013
Presenters:
Nina Davis, MD, Portland VAMC
Peter Gorman, MD, Baltimore VAMC
Heidi Maloni, PhD, ARNP, Washington, DC VAMC


Emotional Disorders and MS: Approach to Management - November 2012
Presenters:
Sarah Minden, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital - Boston
Aaron Turner, PhD, MSCoE, VAMC Seattle


Updates on MS Disease Modifying Therapies - 2012
Presenters:

Christopher Bever, Jr., MD, MBA, MSCoE, VAMC Baltimore
Dennis Bourdette, MD, MSCoE, VAMC Portland
Jodie Haselkorn, MD, MPH,  MSCoE, VAMC Seattle
Program Content:
- Therapeutic characteristics of newer FDA approved MS therapies
- Benefits and risks of different MS treatment modalities
- Decision making to optimize disease management;
- Future of emerging treatments for MS
- Patient Vignettes


John N. Whitaker Memorial Lecture Series -- Addressing MS Patients' Needs - September 2012
Memorial Lecturer: George Kraft, MD, MS, Alvord Professor of MS Research, Professor Emeritus, Rehabilitation Medicine. University of Washington, Seattle
Hosted by: Dennis Bourdette, MD, VA MSCoE West


John N. Whitaker Memorial Lecture Series – MS and Pathogenesis: Thirty Years of Progress - September 2011
Memorial Lecturer: Dennis Bourdette, MD, Director, MS & Neuroimmunology Center Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR and Co-Director, VA MSCoE
Hosted by:
Christopher T. Bever, Jr. MD, MBA – Director, VA MSCoE East


MS, Cognition and Brain Imaging: Understanding Cognitive Dysfunction – July 2011
Presenters:
Aaron Turner, PhD, MSCoE, Seattle VAMC
Stephen Rao, PhD, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, Mellen Center
Program Content:
- Clinical strategies to identify types of dysfunction
- Brain structures and functions related to cognitive dysfunction
- Interventions to manage cognitive issues
- Cognitive rehabilitation strategies to enhance executive function
- Role of epidemiology and MS factors
- Patient Vignettes


MS Therapies: Strategies for Optimizing Disease Management - May 2010
Presenters:
Jodie Haselkorn, MD, MPH, MSCoE, VAMC, Seattle
Christopher Bever, Jr, MD, MSCoE, VA Maryland HCS
Mitch Wallin, MD, MPH, MSCoE, Washington, DC VAMC
Michelle Cameron, MD, PT, MSCoE, Portland VAMC, OR
Program Content:
- Role of epidemiology and MS factors
- VHA MS Handbook
- MS therapy options and new oral agents
- Benefits and risks of DMTs
- Symptomatic therapy and dalfampridine
 -Patient Vignettes


Staying Mobile with MS – A 2-DVD package

Mobility for People with MS – Part 1: May 2009
Presenters:
Michelle Cameron, MD, PT, MSCoE, Portland VAMC, OR
Patricia Provance, PT, MSCS, MS Consultant
Janet Powell, PhD, OTR/L, University of Washington
Program Content:
- Assessing ambulation & Addressing mobility challenges
- Range of mobility options for Veterans w/MS
- Patient Vignettes


Wheeled Mobility - Part 2: April 2010
Presenters:
Jodie Haselkorn, MD, MPH, MSCoE, VAMC, Seattle
Rory Cooper, PhD, Rehab Engineer, VAMC Pittsburgh
Rosemarie Cooper, MPT, APT, University of Pittsburgh
Program Content: 
-Team approach to managing mobility impairment
-Variety of mobility devices available
-Importance of matching AT to individuals
-Adapting to mobility changes
-Patient vignettes


Nursing Care for Patients with MS - November 2008
Presenters:
Heidi Maloni, PhD, RN, APRN, BC-ANP, Washington, DC, VA Medical Center
Kathleen Costello, RN, MS, CRNP, MSCN, Maryland Center for MS Treatment & Research
Program Content:
-Diagnosing MS
-Relapse and Symptom Management
-Managing Advanced MS 


MRI Guidelines for Diagnosing and Managing MS - May 2008
Presenters:
Christopher Bever, Jr, MD, MSCoE, VA Maryland HCS
Dennis Bourdette, MD, MSCoE, Portland VAMC, OR
Jack Simon, MD, Portland VAMC, OR
Program Content:
- Imaging applications for diagnosis
- Understanding lesions with imaging
- CMSC MRI Guidelines
- Managing disease progression w/imaging
- Patient Vignettes


Pain and Palliative Care in MS - April 2008
Presenters:
Jodie Haselkorn, MD, MPH, MSCoE, VAMC, Seattle
Heidi Maloni, PhD, RN, APRN, BC-ANP, Washington, DC, VA Medical Center
David Gruenewald, MD, VAMC, Seattle
Dawn Ehde, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle
Program Content:
- Types of pain and management strategies
- Pharmacotherapy
- Rehabilitation
- Psychological
- Palliative care and pain management
- Patient Vignettes


Sexual Intimacy and MS - August 2006
Presenters:
Jodie Haselkorn, MD, MPH, MSCoE, VAMC, Seattle
Scott E. Litwiller, MD, FACS, Urologic Specialists of Oklahoma, Tulsa
Deborah M. Miller, PhD, Director of Comprehensive Care, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Program Content:
- Provider and patient communication on sexual/medical issues
- MS primary and secondary effects on sexual dysfunction
- Impact of psycho-social effects on sexual function
- Managing sexual problems
- Patient Vignettes