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Overview

This course focuses on the clinical skills and knowledge required for specialist nurses to provide excellent care within rheumatology.

Date: 12 November 2020

Venue: Online

CPD: 5 hours

This basic-to-intermediate level day of education is ideally suited to clinical nurse specialists in the early stages of their career and allied health professionals who work within rheumatology.

The course is taught through interactive lectures and smaller group workshops and covers topics such as:

  • An introduction to CTDs for specialist nurses

  • Assessment in rheumatoid patients, DAS scores and annual reviews

  • Communication skills in a virtual era


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Book your place now on our Rheumatology for Specialist Nurses course

 


Member rates

Prices do not include VAT. Registration is only available for health professionals and nurses

Level 3 (Health professionals, Nurse) £50 + VAT

Non-member rates

Prices do not include VAT. Registration is only available for health professionals and nurses

Level 3 (Health professionals, Nurse) £75 + VAT

Cancellation terms and conditions

Cancellations received in writing four weeks before the course will be entitled to a full refund minus a cancellation fee of £25 for members and £40 for non-members. We cannot offer refunds for cancellations received after this date. Substitutions may be made but this will incur a £25 administration fee.

Event schedule

Thursday 12 November

Morning sessions
09:30-13:00


Time

Session title

09:30-09:45

Overview of day/how to use the platform

09:45-10:30

Early Inflammatory Arthritis 

10:30-11:15

Biologics and DMARDs – interactive case-based presentation

11:15-11:45

Break 

11:45-12:45

Communication skills:

  • Effective symptom management

  • Patient education

  • Drug counselling

  • Psychological needs 

12:45-13:00

Rheumatology quiz

13:00-13:45

Lunch 

Thursday 12 November

Afternoon sessions
13:45-17:30


Time

Session title

13:45-14:45

Assessment in rheumatoid patients, DAS scores and annual reviews 

14:45-14:55

Break

14:55-15:40

Common problems with blood results in patients contacting nurse helplines or attending monitoring clinic: how to deal with

15:40-15:50

Break 

15:50-16:35

An introduction to CTDs for specialist nurses

16:35 

Summary and goodbyes