about training residents, nurse practitioners, physician-assistants and medical specialists in MUPS focused communication in the Erasmus MC (Dutch)


    this website contains information about functional neurological disorders and has been created by Prof. dr. Jon Stone, member of the Advisory Board of the MUSIC project

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    Prof. Dr. Jon Stone and Prof. Dr. Alan Carson (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK) are contributing to the activities of the MUSIC project by providing information, advice and feedback from a neurology/neuropsychiatry point of view on the training models based on clinical practice and research.


    FND Hope is the first and largest patient organisation for Functional Neurological Disorders (FND). FND are symptoms such as black-outs and paralysis that show similarity to the symptoms present in a wide range of neurological conditions. However, the symptoms are not due to a neurological disease. Bridget Mildon, founder of FND Hope, contributes to the MUSIC project by testing information for patients in the online community and database.


    EACH is the International Association of Healthcare Communication and has a network of over 30 communication trainers throughout Europe and beyond. Dr. Geurt Essers, co-chair of this teachers network is member of the Advisory Board of the MUSIC project and convinced that patient- centered communication skills training programs will help and support both patients and healthcare providers.


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