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Overview

Whether you’re new to rheumatology or needing a refresher, our Core skills course offers key education for all professional groups working in adult and paediatric and adolescent rheumatology.
Date
25 November 2021
Venue
Online
CPD
5 credits
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Audience: entire multidisciplinary (MDT) team

Enjoy parallel streams, core interactive lectures discussion sessions. Update your knowledge and exchange best practice with peers through networking forums.

The programme is structured around the patient journey, and covers the rheumatology consultation through to treatment, management, mental health and more, helping to keep patient care at the forefront of everything we do.

Learning objectives
  • To provide attendees with an in-depth refresher and update of basic core skills for those working within rheumatology
  • To ensure attendees are aware of best practice in examining the musculoskeletal system
  • To ensure attendees are familiar with biopsychosocial model in holistic management of patients with rheumatic diseases

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

2021 programme

Morning

Morning sessions 08:50-13:20

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

08:50-09:10

Welcome, overview and how to use the platform

09:10-09:40

The rheumatology consultation

Spencer Ellis

09:40-10:10

Examination of the adult musculoskeletal system

Gerald Coakley

10:10-10:40

Bridging the gap between physical and mental health: Addressing mental health in rheumatology patients

Kate Druett

10:40-11:10

Core radiology for rheumatology

Samantha Lowe

11:10-11:35

Break

11:35-12:05

Using and understanding immunological tests in the rheumatology clinic

Sarah Tansley

12:05-12:35

Pharmacological management of rheumatoid arthritis

Gerald Coakley

12:35-13:20

The organs in rheumatology

Harsha Gunawardena, Ana Terlevich, Saira Risdale, Catherine Guly

13:20-14:20

Lunch

Afternoon

Afternoon sessions 14:20-17:30

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

14:20-14:40

The hot swollen joint

Gerald Coakley

14:40-15:00

Giant cell arteritis

Vanessa Quick

15:00-15:20

Break

15:20-15:50

Connective tissue diseases in the acute setting

Ei Phyu Htut

15:50-16:10

Infectious diseases

Emma Williams

16:10-16:40

Understanding the adolescent and young adult in rheumatology clinical practice

Rachel Tattersall

16:45-17:30

Lilly Sponsored session

Chris Edwards

Morning

Morning sessions 08:50-13:20

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

08:50-09:10

Welcome, overview and how to use the platform

09:10-09:40

The rheumatology consultation

Spencer Ellis

09:40-10:10

Examination of the adult musculoskeletal system

Gerald Coakley

10:10-10:40

Bridging the gap between physical and mental health: Addressing mental health in rheumatology patients

Kate Druett

10:40-11:10

Core radiology for rheumatology

Samantha Lowe

11:10-11:35

Break

11:35-12:05

Introduction to understanding blood tests

Diana Finney

12:05-12:35

An introduction to pharmacological management of rheumatic disease

Hilary McKee

12:35-13:00

Exercise is medicine

Jade Skeates

13:00-13:20

Supporting behaviour change and motivational interviewing

13:20-14:20

Lunch

Afternoon

Afternoon sessions 14:20-17:30

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

14:20-14:40

The foot and ankle in rheumatology

Christopher Joyce

14:40-15:00

Fatigue management

Sandi Derham

15:00-15:20

Break

15:20-15:50

Supporting self-management in the multidisciplinary team

Trudi Dickson and Janet Harkess

15:50-16:10

Frailty and impact of frailty and bone health

Mark Fincher

16:00-16:10

Break

16:10-16:40

Understanding the adolescent and young adult in rheumatology clinical practice

Rachel Tattersall

16:45-17:30

Lilly Sponsored sesssion

Chris Edwards

Morning

Morning sessions 08:50-13:20

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

08:50-09:10

Welcome, overview and how to use the platform

09:10-09:40

The paediatric and adolescent rheumatology consultation

Peter Bale

09:40-10:10

Examining the paediatric and adolescent musculoskeletal system

Ellie Potts

10:10-10:40

Imaging in paediatric and adolescent rheumatology

Caren Landes

10:40-11:10

The mind body connection: the role of psychology in paediatric and adolescent rheumatology

Sangeeta Sawlani Ramos

11:10-11:35

Break

11:35-12:05

Using and understanding immunological tests in the rheumatology clinic

Sarah Tansley

12:05-12:35

Pharmacological management of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

Claire Nash

12:35-12:40

Break

12:40-13:20

Extra-articular manifestations of rheumatological disease in children

Ethan Sen

13:20-14:20

Lunch

Afternoon

Afternoon sessions 14:20-17:30

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

14:20-14:40

Presenting features of the different JIA subtypes

Peter Bale

14:40-15:00

When it's not JIA (non-inflammatory musculoskeletal conditions in childhood)

Verna Cuthbert

15:00-15:20

Break

15:20-15:50

An introduction to connective tissue diseases in childhood

Beverley Almeida

15:50-16:10

Infectious diseases affecting the musculoskeletal system

Hermione Lyall

16:10-16:40

Understanding the adolescent and young adult in rheumatology clinical practice

Rachel Tattersall

16:45-17:30

Lilly Sponsored session

Chris Edwards

Bursaries

Looking for funding towards your place on this course? Applications for our education bursaries 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.

Deadline: 30 November

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