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Overview

This course offers a practical and comprehensive overview of how to assess, manage and monitor key connective tissue disorders: systemic lupus erythematosis (SLE) and Sjögren's syndrome
Date
16 June 2022
Venue
Online
CPD
5 RCP credits
This course is aimed at general rheumatology consultants and trainees, rheumatology nurse specialists and other allied health professionals.

The sessions are case-based and provide a pragmatic guide on how to approach this complex group of autoimmune multisystem disorders.

After attending this course, delegates will be fully up to date regarding current treatment guidelines, and confident to address the needs of their patients.

Learning objectives

  • Gain knowledge and develop a robust approach in diagnosing and assessing the multisystem clinical presentations of systemic lupus erythematosis (SLE) and Sjögren’s syndrome
  • Receive an evidence-based overview of multi-system management of SLE and Sjögren’s syndrome
  • Understand better how to monitor disease activity in SLE and Sjögren’s syndrome and what issues to look out for during longer-term follow-up

Book

Book your place now on connective tissue disorders: practical assessment and management

 

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Pricing

Level 1: consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and pharma representative

£150
+VAT

Level 2: rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor

£125
+VAT

Level 3: nurse, allied health professional, nurse, psychologists, physician associates, pharmacists, retired and other

£95
+VAT

Level 1: consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and pharma representative

£225
+VAT

Level 2: rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor

£190
+VAT

Level 3: nurse, allied health professional, nurse, psychologists, physician associates, pharmacists, retired and other

£145
+VAT

2022 programme

Morning sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

09:20

Welcome

Dr Rizwan Rajak

Session 1: Systemic Lupus Erythematosis (SLE)

09:30

Diagnosis and assessment of clinical presentations

Prof David D'Cruz

10:10

Treatment of SLE (symptom management, DMARDs, MDT input)

Prof David D'Cruz

10:50

Monitoring disease activity, escalation strategies

Prof David D'Cruz

11:20

Q&A session

11:40

Break

Session 2: Sjögren’s syndrome

12:00

Diagnosis and assessment of clinical presentations

Dr Liz Price

12:40

Treatment of SS (symptom management, DMARDs, MDT input)

Dr Liz Price

13:20

Lunch

Afternoon sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

Session 3: Sjögren’s syndrome (continued)

14:20

Monitoring disease activity, escalation strategies

Dr Liz Price

14:50

Q&A session

Dr Liz Price

15:10

Break

Session 4: Connective tissue disorders specialist clinics

15:20

How to set up a CTD Service

Dr Arvind Kaul

15:50

Using the multidisciplinary team

Dr Arvind Kaul

16:10

Q&A session

16:20

Panel discussion

All speakers

16:45

Summary and goodbye

Dr Rizwan Rajak

Bursary

Looking for funding towards your place on this course? Applications for our education bursaries in 2022 are now open, so if you're a health professional, nurse or trainee member, or a colleague from a low and middle-income country, we could support you.

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