Learning

The residential MS MasterClasses are specifically designed to advance your skills in MS. Two types of courses are available, for MS specialists and general (non-specialist) neurologists, nurses, registrars and pharmacists. Scroll to explore the upcoming MasterClasses.

Specialist MS Masterclass (3) – 2017 *Fully Booked*

  • Module 1: 22 – 24 November 2017, Sheffield
  • Module 2: 7 & 8 June 2018, Sheffield (two days)

Specialist MS Masterclass (4) – 2018 *Fully Booked*

  • Module 1: 14 – 16 March 2018, Sheffield (three full days)
  • Module 2: 6 & 7 September 2018, Sheffield (two days)

General MS Masterclass (5) – 2018 *Spaces AVAILABLE*

  • Module 1: 26 – 28 June 2018, Sheffield, Halifax Hall (three full days)
  • Module 2: 11 January 2018, Sheffield (one days)

This course is for general neurologists or neurologists not currently prescribing, registrars, pharmacists and MS nurses. The aim is to provide generalist neurologists with training to raise their awareness of MS and the needs of patients to better support them. It will advance your understanding of MS through taught sessions and mentorship (a mentor will be appointed for each participant). Attendees will learn about developments in MS and the skills needed to look after MS patients in the general setting across the full disease course. This course will be awarded CPD accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians. This course will be awarded CPD accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians; the 2017 course has 24 external CPD credits.

To complete the course: delegates must return for Module 2 where they will present their inter-module project/audit to the Academy. The course is fully funded including travel allowance for clinicians practising in the UK.

Course programme: details to follow shortly. The 2017 course programme gives a guide to the type of content that will be covered.

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Specialist MS Masterclass (5) – 2018 *Spaces Available*

  • Module 1: 21 – 23 November 2018, Sheffield, Halifax Hall (three full days)
  • Module 2: 16 & 17 May 2019, Sheffield (two days)

These courses are for neurologists who are currently prescribing, experienced, final year registrars and pharmacists who may be working in a unit that prescribes MS therapies who want to increase or update their knowledge & belong to a network of MSologists.  The course will advance understanding of MS through taught sessions and mentorship (a mentor will be appointed for each participant if required).  This course will be awarded CPD accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians.

To complete the course: delegates must return for Module 2 where they will present their inter-module project/audit to the Academy. The course is fully funded including a travel allowance for clinicians practising in the UK for both modules.

International delegates: there is a charge for international delegates to attend the course, which is £800*. This includes accommodation, meals and all course materials during the MasterClass Modules 1 & 2. The delegate will also be responsible for their own travel costs.  Please contact the office for more details.

Course programme: details to follow shortly. The 2017 course programme gives a guide to the type of content which will be covered.

Click the register button to complete the online application form (opens new window).

 

HOW ARE THE COURSES TAUGHT?

The courses are taught through a range of learner-centred methods including formal lectures, interactive workshops, and an intermodule project. Additional seminars and learning opportunities will be undertaken more locally with your mentor and through distance learning. Learners must complete an intermodule workplace service project during the six/eight month break before returning to Module 2 to present their findings.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

The courses are fully funded which includes accommodation on the nights during Module 1 and if required the night prior to the course. Accommodation is available for the night prior to Module 2. Your travel grant will be discussed once your application has been approved and is for UK delegates only. Please note, international delegates are responsible for their own travel arrangements.

*INTERNATIONAL DELEGATES

We welcome International delegates on the MS courses, however there is a charge of £800 including VAT for each place, you are also required to cover your own travel costs. Your fee will cover accommodation during the MasterClass, meals, course materials and sessions. Please note that there may be bank charges with your transfer of funds, so please do ensure you contact us prior to making any payment.