Tricia Stevens, RN, BSN received her Bachelor of Science degree from Winona State University and has more than 25 years nursing experience. She has cared for neurology patients for ten years; over the past two years, she has been an autonomic nurse and a member of the Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) Care Team. Previously, she was a lumbar puncture nurse and was involved in Parkinson clinical trials as a study coordinator.
Sat, Oct 2, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM EST
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...