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What Every Healthcare Professional Needs to Know about Multiple Sclerosis


Jeffrey English, MD
Director of Clinical Research
The Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta


Magnolia Coastlands AHEC

Program Description

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic and often disabling disease that affects more than 400,000 people in the United States, yet many healthcare providers do not know much about the disease. Dr. Jeffery English, Director of Clinical Research at the Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta, will give an overview of the disease and discuss the diagnosis, treatment, and management of MS.

Learning Objectives

- Participants can describe the etiology and mechanisms of Multiple Sclerosis including symptoms, nomenclature, and process for diagnosis.
- Participants will identify therapies that slow the Multiple Sclerosis progression, including side effects and risks.
- Participants will understand general medical issues and the complex multifaceted care required in Multiple Sclerosis patients.


On Demand
Original program date: Jun 21, 2012

Technology Requirements

Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at Adobe's web site

This content may also be viewed using the following applications:

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Program Keywords

Disabilities, Primary Care, Specialized Care