Living with multiple sclerosis (MS) requires complete care from a dedicated healthcare team. MS nurses are a key part of this team. They provide you with knowledge, strength, and hope on your journey with MS.
MS nurses can become an MS Certified Nurse (MSCN). They must spend a certain number of hours in direct MS care, pass an exam, and continue their education in MS care.
Living with MS can be scary because it’s unpredictable. Sharing your journey with an MS nurse may help address anxiety as you work together to:
MS nurses have many roles, which may vary based on the individual. They can provide a broad perspective on treating and living with MS. Here are some potential ways they may help:
Consider sharing your goals, fears, beliefs, and financial needs with your MS nurse. This can help your MS nurse create the best plan for you.
Be open to suggestions. Always speak up if part of your plan is not working for you.