Provides care for the adult and pediatric patient population with MS and other autoimmune diseases. Performs expanded intake specific to the MS patient such as 25’ walk, eye exam, modified fatigue impact scale, patient health questionnaire, phlebotomy and emotional support. Implements components of care under the supervision of the provider.
Supports the licensed healthcare team members in the provision of patient care to include direct patient care, providing healthcare information to patients/families, and following established plan of care. Works in close collaboration with the RN or a licensed healthcare team member to evaluate the patient's plan of care and progress toward goal attainment. All patient care activities are undertaken with the delegation/supervision of a licensed professional in accordance with VUMC standards and licensure regulations.
The Multiple Sclerosis Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center evaluates and treats adults and children with multiple sclerosis and similar conditions. Whether you or someone you love has been diagnosed with such a disorder, our goal is to get you back to the best lifestyle as quickly as we can and for as long as we can. Wherever you are on this journey, we’ll be there with you.
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