Webinar sponsored by Action for ME

Tuesday 30 January 2018 @ 8pm

Energy efficiency nursing: managing the effects of M.E./C.F.S

This is a CPD Webinar for Healthcare Professionals and will be most useful to nurses working within primary care. It will also be of particular interest to GPs and health professionals from neurology, pain management, physiotherapy, occupational health, clinical psychology, gastroenterology, infectious diseases, rheumatology and dietetics who will be treating patients with M.E./C.F.S.

Keith Anderson, an M.E./CFS Clinical Nurse Specialist with NHS Fife. will provide an insight into the challenges for anyone working within this speciality, and will demonstrate how he has applied his nursing and clinical management skills to treat and support patients with M.E./CFS.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Improved knowledge on classification and definitions of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)
  2. An understanding of the symptoms and effects of ME/CFS
  3. Recognition of the management challenges facing people affected by the ME/CFS condition
  4. Better awareness of the different models of care and self-management
  5. Where to find accurate additional information and guidance on the ME/CFS condition.

About the Speaker
Keith Anderson is a M.E./C.F.S. Clinical Nurse Specialist with NHS Fife. He has 29 years of nursing experience, and has specialised in M.E./C.F.S. for over 13 years. Keith supports HP’s to enhance their knowledge and treatment of the condition by facilitating CPD opportunities, speaking at events and volunteering with Action for M.E. He is a member of the Scottish Collaborative on M.E, whose current ambition includes establishing a managed clinical network for M.E./CFS.

Kingdom FM blog post, 26 July 2017: Only M.E. nurse in Fife calls for better recognition of condition


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