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Overview

This spondyloarthritis course is an opportunity for rheumatologists, rheumatology trainees, GPs and health professionals to become familiar with its clinical manifestation and management.


Date: 27 February 2020

Venue: Leeds

CPD: 6 credits

If you're a rheumatologist, rheumatology trainee, GP or health professional, this course is a fantastic opportunity to better familiarise yourself with the clinical manifestations and management of spondyloarthritis. You'll enjoy talks on pathogenesis, clinical assessment, imaging and prognosis, and take part in practical assessment sessions to improve your hands-on skills.

Learning objectives

  • To understand spondyloarthritis (both peripheral and axial disease)

  • To understand the ways spondyloarthritis can present in clinical practice

  • To gain insight into the use and misuse of imaging for spondyloarthritis

  • To learn clinical assessment techniques for patients

  • To understand the principles of drug and non-drug management of spondyloarthritis


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Book your place now on our Spondyloarthritis: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Management course

 


Member rates



Level 1
Consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and pharma representatives
£195
Level 2
Rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor
£145
Level 3
Health professional, nurse, charity representative, student and retired
£110

Prices do not include VAT, accommodation or travel.

Non-member rates



Level 1
Consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic and Pharma representatives
£295
Level 2
Rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor
£220
Level 3
Health professional, nurse, charity representative, student and retired
£165

Prices do not include VAT, accommodation or travel.

Cancellation terms and conditions

Cancellations received in writing by the British Society for Rheumatology events team by 27 January 2020 will be entitled to a full refund minus a cancellation fee of £25 for members and £40 for non-members. We regret that we cannot offer refunds for cancellations received after this date. Substitutions may be made but this will incur a £25 administration fee.

Programme

Thursday 27 February

Morning sessions
09:00-13:15

Includes clinical presentation and diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis

Time

Session title

Speakers

09:30-10:00

Arrival, registration and refreshments

10:00-10:05

Introduction

Dr Philip Helliwell, Dr Helena Marzo-Ortega, Dr Ai Lyn Tan

10:05-10:15

Historical aspects

Dr Philip Helliwell

10:15-10:45

Pathogenesis and pathology in spondyloarthritis

Professor Dennis McGonagle

10:45-11:15

Clinical presentation and diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis

Dr Philip Helliwell

11:15-11:30

Tea and coffee break

11:30-12:00

Clinical presentation and diagnosis of axial spondyloarthritis

Dr Helena Marzo-Ortega

12:00-12:30

Imaging in psoriatic arthritis and spondyloarthritis

Dr Ai Lyn Tan

12:30-13:15

Lunch


Afternoon sessions
14:00-17:00

Includes workshops on patient assessment


Time

Session title

Speakers

13:15-14:45

Workshops: patient assessment. Focusing on:

  • Joints

  • Skin

  • Enthesitis

  • Dactylitis

  • Spine

14:45-15:00

Tea and coffee break

15:00-15:30

Management of psoriatic arthritis

Dr Laura Coates

15:30-16:00

Management of axial spondyloarthritis

Dr Stefan Siebert

16:00-16:45

Clinical case discussion

All faculty

16:45

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