23rd Annual RIMS Conference: 31 May - 2 June 2018, Amsterdam
Nurse Training Programme

A nurse training progamme is scheduled for Thursday, 31 May from 9:30 - 15:00 (lunch included). The morning session (09:30-12:30) is elaborated independently by RIMS, the afternoon session (13:30-15:00) will be a satellite symposium by Biogen. 

Registration is obligatory but no registration fee applies. A lunch will be served at 12:30.

The Organising Committee of the RIMS Annual Conference is pleased to offer up to 30 travel grants to nurses with an interest in MS Rehabilitation.The grants are sponsored by Biogen. More details can be found here.

Morning Session

9:30 – 9:40         Welcome & Introduction of Teaching course               Dhr. Piet Eelen - RN, MSc

9:40 – 10:05       Comorbidities in MS & correlation with progression     prof. dr. M.B. D’hooghe - MD, PhD

10:05 – 10:30     Healthy Life is eating healthy                                   prof. dr. L.H. Visser - MD, PhD

10:30 – 10:55     Healthy Life and Vitamine-D                                         Dr. J. Smolders - MD

11:00 – 11:30      Coffee break 

11:30 – 11:55      A healthy life is an active life                                   Mr. P. Van Asch - PT

11:55 – 12:20      Microbioma in MS: the mystery of the gut                  Dr. G. Poelmans - MD, PhD

12:20 – 12:30      Sum up & Key takeaways                                       M. Heerings - RN, MSc 

Satellite Symposium 

13:30 – 13:50  Introduction: Why manage adherence and how
                        Prof Dr Bernard Uitdehaag, Yvonne Copeland, Trudy Campbell 

13:50 – 14:20  Workshop: Maximising adherence to oral therapies in MS:
                        The example of dimethyl fumarate
                        Anna Stadtmüller, Claudia Röder 

14:20 – 14:50   Best practice sharing for supporting patients on injectable therapies: 
                         The example of peginterferon beta-1a   
                         Prof Dr Bernard Uitdehaag, Margeret Prociak

14:50 – 15:00   Sum up: Key takeaways messages 
                         Prof Dr Bernard Uitdehaag, Yvonne Copeland, Trudy Campbell