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MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS EVENT: The Compass to Care Forum

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 12:27 AM - 3:45 AM


MS Views and News invites you to attend a free and informative educational event about multiple sclerosis in Bellevue, WA!

"THE COMPASS TO CARE FORUM"
Partnering with and Understanding a Comprehensive MS Healthcare Team

An educational program focused on empowerment through understanding the many aspects of living well with MS

*** RSVP required to attend. Register here: www.events.msvn.org
Interactive Q&A to follow after the presentations!

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A SPECIAL ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION WITH GUEST PRESENTERS:
- Marwa Kaisey, MD (Cedars-Sinai Neurology)
- Pavle Repovic, MD, PhD (MS Center Swedish Neuroscience)
- Roopa Bhat, MD, PhD (Bellevue Neurology & Neuroscience)

Learn from three top MS neurologists as they share their perspectives on 8 important topics during a candid roundtable crossfire discussion (moderated by Stuart Schlossman)

Topics:
- Multiple Sclerosis Today vs. Years Ago
- Different Types of MS
- Understanding Options
- Recognizing and Managing MS Relapses
- Comprehensive Healthcare Teams, In Relation to Multiple Sclerosis
- The Importance of Wellness for the Patient and the Care Partner
- MS Symptom Management
- Mental Health in MS

(40 min. discussion, plus a 35 min. interactive Q&A with the audience)

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PLUS
Get ready for "Wellness That Works!" – Learn about the power of movement, strength and exercises designed for fitness at any level

Featuring Jeffrey Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS
Certified Personal Trainer and MS Exercise Specialist

Jeff will give an introduction to physical fitness in MS at any level and discuss the benefits of staying active using ADAPTIVE EXERCISES you can incorporate into your daily life.

(A 25 min. discussion + 5 min. of Q&A)

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A SPECIAL PRESENTATION
"A Journey Through MS While Understanding Specialty Pharmacy, Authorizations, Step Therapy and Much More"

Featuring Gary Owens, MD, Medical Management Consultant

Dr. Owens will help us to:
- Prepare to Make Shared MS Treatment Decisions
- Understand the Complex World of Insurance Approval of Your MS Treatment of Choice

(A 30 min. presentation + 30 min. of Q&A)

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DATE: Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
5:27pm – Check-in
6:02pm – Program Begins
8:45pm – Program ends (approximately)
Complimentary Dinner

LOCATION:
Seattle Marriott Bellevue
200 110th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

* Complimentary Valet Parking at Hotel for Patients – Paid by MS Views and News

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R.S.V.P. Required
Register ONLINE at: www.events.msvn.org
Unable to register online? Please call (786) 296-8777 to leave a message. Messages get answered within 24-72 hours. It is BEST to register online.

Program limited to the MS patient plus a max of (1) guest
Minimum age to attend this event is 16, unless this is a child that has MS

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This educational event was supported by:
SANOFI GENZYME, BIOGEN, EMD SERONO, CELGENE, and MALLINKRODT

Exhibitors: Biogen, MS Views and News, Sanofi Genzyme, and Novartis

This program is organized and provided by MS Views and News, a 501C3 not for profit organization.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/multiple-sclerosis-event-in-bellevue-wa-the-compass-to-care-forum-tickets-56373020221?aff=aff0eventful

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200 110th Avenue Northeast
Bellevue, WA 98004

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