Erin grew up in Rochester MN attending graduate school at University of St. Catherine’s/St. Thomas in St. Paul MN. She has worked within Medical Social Work for almost 20 years. Her background includes Nursing Home Social Work, Hospice Social Work, Trauma, Addictions and Mental Health. She is married with 7 children and enjoys traveling.
Fri, Sep 24, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
In keeping with our traditional practices, the MSA Coalition is offering support group meetings during our virtual conference. Please select the patient or care partner session for your region. This session will be co-facilitated by a peer and a health care professional and will not be recorded. It is an informal meeting space to connect with others, sharing concerns, resources, and coping strategies. The facilitators will help to ensure all voices are heard and to offer their perspectives to support your needs. Note that no medical or professional advise is provided as part of these meetings, as you should always seek this advise through your individual medical professionals. Pacific/Mountain (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Colorado,...
Sat, Oct 2, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
We will present recommendations for multidisciplinary care for MSA and show how this has been done in other neurologic disorders. Different specialists will discuss their role in caring for patients with MSA. Introduction & the Neurologist’s Role in an MSA Care team Rehabilitation Approaches in an MSA Care team The disciplines of PT/OT and PMR overlap and rely on one another and function as a team to provide nonpharmacologic treatment and management options for individuals with MSA. The information I present today will illustrate our experiences of common patient encounters that happen in our offices and therapy gyms. We know that you are all at different phases of living with this disease, we hope you will find it helpful to be aware of the scope of our practices as a...