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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
10 February 2022
Venue
Online
CPD
5 hours
Introductory-to-intermediate level, ideally suited to early-career clinical nurse specialists and allied health professionals in rheumatology.

Taught through interactive lectures, offering clinical and non-clinical skills. The programme focuses on rheumatoid arthritis and topics include assessments and scoring, interpreting blood tests, clinical history and communication skills.

Learning objectives

  • Recognise key clinical, social and economic drivers behind  early arthritis treatment strategies
  • Employ effective communication skills in various relevant clinical settings, including virtual environments
  • Demonstrate practical abilities in the assessment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis for the monitoring of disease progression and long-term complications
  • Interpret abnormal blood tests encountered in common clinical encounters for rheumatology nurses and, dependent on experience, formulate initial management strategies for patients with abnormal blood tests

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Pricing

Level 3: health professionals and nurses

£50
+VAT

Level 3: health professionals and nurses

£75
+VAT

2022 programme

Morning sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

09:30-09:45

Overview of day/how to use the platform

09:45-10:30

Early inflammatory arthritis

Spencer Ellis

10:30-11:15

Assessment in rheumatoid patients, DAS scores and annual reviews

Fidelma Gordon

11:15-11:45

Break

11:45 -12:30

Biologics and DMARDs

James Galloway

12:30-13:30

Lunch

Afternoon sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

13:30-14:30

Communication skills - Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Kate Druett

14:30-14:45

Break

14:45-15:45

Case-based learning session

Diana Finney & Leah Irungu

15:45-16:00

Break

16:00-16:45

Keynote lecture: non-medical prescribing

Sharon Petford

16:45

Summary and goodbyes