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Overview

This core skills course for rheumatology offers essential curriculum-based education across all professional groups, taught through interactive lectures and group discussions
Date
25 November 2021
CPD
5 credits

Audience: entire multidisciplinary (MDT) team

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

Topics for consultants and trainees include:
  • Using and understanding immunological tests in the rheumatology clinic
  • Hot swollen joint
  • Giant cell arteritis and other vasculitides
Topics for health professionals and nurses include:
  • Working with fatigue: patient activation
  • Non-pharmacological management of symptoms
  • Motivational interviewing: what is it and how to harness it
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


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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: health professional, nurse, charity representative, student and retired

£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: health professional, nurse, charity representative, student and retired

£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

09:40-10:10

Joints assessment

10:00-10:15

Break

10:15-10:45

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

10:45-11:15

Core radiology for rheumatology

11:15-11:35

Break

11:35-12:05

Using and understanding immunological tests in the rheumatology clinic

12:05-12:25

Pharmacological management of rheumatoid arthritis

12:35-12:40

Break

12:40-13:20

The organs in rheumatology

13:20-14:20

Lunch

Afternoon

Afternoon sessions 14:20-17:30

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

14:20-14:40

The hot swollen joint

14:40-15:00

Giant cell arteritis

15:00-15:10

Break

15:10-15:40

Connective tissue diseases in the acute setting

15:40-16:00

Infectious diseases

16:00-16:10

Break

16:10-16:40

Understanding the adolescent and young adult in rheumatology clinical practice

16:40-16:45

Wrap-up session

16:45-17:30

Sponsored session

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

09:40-10:10

Joints assessment

10:10-10:15

Break

10:15-10:45

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

10:45-11:15

Core radiology for rheumatology

11:15-11:35

Break

11:35-12:05

Introduction to understanding blood tests

12:05-12:35

An introduction to pharmacological management of rheumatic disease

12:35-12:40

Break

12:40-13:00

Exercise is medicine

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 complex foot and ankle in rheumatology

14:40-15:00

Fatigue management

15:00-15:10

Break

15:10-15:40

Supporting self-management in the multidisciplinary team

15:40-16:00

TBC

16:00-16:10

Break

16:10-16:40

Understanding the adolescent and young adult in rheumatology clinical practice

16:40-16:45

Wrap-up session

16:45-17:30

Sponsored sesssion

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

09:40-10:10

Examining the paediatric and adolescent musculoskeletal system

10:10-10:15

Break

10:15-10:45

Imaging in paediatric and adolescent rheumatology

10:45-11:15

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

11:15-11:35

Break

11:35-12:05

Using and understanding immunological tests in the rheumatology clinic

12:05-12:35

Pharmacological management of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

12:35-12:40

Break

12:40-13:20

Extra-articular manifestations of rheumatological disease in children

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

14:40-15:00

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

15:10-15:10

Break

15:10-15:40

An introduction to connective tissue diseases in childhood

15:40-16:00

Infectious diseases affecting the musculoskeletal system

16:00-16:10

Break

16:10-16:40

Understanding the adolescent and young adult in rheumatology clinical practice

16:40-16:45

Wrap-up session

16:45-17:30

Sponsored session

Bursary

The next bursary round, applicable to Core skills, opens in September.