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, paediatric and adolescent rheumatology.
Date
21-22 November 2024
Venue
Online
Audience: entire multidisciplinary (MDT) team

Across this 2 day course enjoy parallel streams, core interactive lectures and discussion sessions. Update your knowledge and exchange best practice with peers through networking forums.

The content for the course is split into Medical, MDT and Paediatric streams to support the development of vital competencies for all professionals working in adult, paediatric and adolescent rheumatology.

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

Core skills in rheumatology

21-22 November - Please note we can only accept payment by card for our bookings

Book now

Pricing

Level 1: consultant, allied specialty consultant and pharma representative

£305
+VAT

Level 2: rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP and specialty doctor

£215
+VAT

Level 3: allied health professional, clinical academic, nurse, non-clinical scientist, psychologists, physician associates, pharmacists, retired and other

£165
+VAT

Level 1: consultant, allied specialty consultant and pharma representative

£460
+VAT

Level 2: rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP and specialty doctor

£325
+VAT

Level 3: allied health professional, clinical academic, nurse, non-clinical scientist, psychologists, physician associates, pharmacists, retired and other

£250
+VAT

Example programme

Morning

Day one: Morning sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

09:00-09:10

Welcome and introduction

09:10-09:50

The rheumatology consultation

09:50-10:30

Examination session

10:30-11:10

Core radiology for adult and adolescent rheumatology

11:10-11:30

Break

11:30-12:15

Immunology

12:15-13:30

Lunch

Afternoon

Day one: Afternoon sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

13:30 - 14:15

Pharmacological management in rheumatoid arthritis

14:15 - 14:50

Cardiology

14:50 - 15:25

Renal involvement in ANCA associated vasculitis

15:25 - 15:40

Break

15:40 - 16:15

Organs: Respiratory

16:15 - 16:20

Break

16:20 - 17:10

Keynote lecture: Myositis and new guidelines

17:10

Closing remarks for day 1

Morning

Day two: Morning sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

09:20 - 09:30

Welcome back for day 2

09:30 - 10:15

Case discussions: Spondyloarthropathies

10:15 - 11:00

Hot joints

11:00 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 12:30

Bone health and treatments across different age groups

12:30 - 13:00

Avacopan in vasculitis

13:00 - 14:15

Lunch

Afternoon

Day two: Afternoon sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

14:15 - 15:00

Why patients don’t take medication?

15:00 - 15:45

Adrenal suppression

15:45 - 16:00

Break

16:00 - 16:45

Keynote lecture: Digital health

16:45 - 17:00

Summary and closing remarks

Morning

Day one: Morning sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

09:00-09:10

Welcome and introduction

09:10-09:50

The rheumatology consultation

09:50-10:30

Examination session

10:30-11:10

Core radiology for adult and adolescent rheumatology

11:10-11:30

Break

11:30-12:15

An introduction to blood tests in rheumatology

12:15 -13:30

Lunch

Afternoon

Day one: Afternoon sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

13:30 - 14:15

Pharmacological management of rheumatic diseases

14:15 - 14:50

Fatigue: the invisible symptom

14:50 - 15:25

Diet, inflammation and rheumatic disease. What’s the link?

15:25 - 15:40

Break

15:40 - 16:15

Foot and ankle in rheumatology

16:15 - 16:20

Break

16:20 - 17:10

Keynote lecture: Myositis and new guidelines

17:10

Closing remarks for day 1

Morning

Day two: Morning sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

09:20 - 09:30

Welcome back for day 2

09:30 - 10:15

Case discussions: Spondyloarthropathies

10:15 - 11:00

Activity, exercise and rheumatic diseases

11:00 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 12:30

Bone health and treatments across different age groups

12:30 - 13:00

Pain and sleep

13:00 - 14:15

Lunch

Afternoon

Day two: Afternoon sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

14:15 - 15:00

Why patients don’t take medication?

15:00 - 15:45

Adrenal suppression

15:45-16:00

Break

16:00 - 16:45

Keynote lecture: Digital health

16:45 - 17:00

Closing remarks and summary

Morning

Day one: Morning sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

09:00-09:10

Welcome and introduction

09:10 - 09:50

The paediatric and adolescent rheumatology consultation

09:50 - 10:30

Clinical examination in paediatric rheumatology - what, when, how?

10:30 - 11:10

Musculoskeletal ultrasound in JIA

11:10 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 12:15

Using and understanding immunological tests in the rheumatology clinic

12:15 - 13:30

Lunch

Afternoon

Day one: Afternoon sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

13:30 - 14:15

Pharmacological management of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

14:15 - 14:50

Non-inflammatory conditions and anatomy

14:50 - 15:25

Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS)

15:25 - 15:40

Break

15:40 - 16:15

Radiology in paediatric and adolescent rheumatology

16:15 - 16:20

Break

16:20 - 17:10

Keynote lecture: Myositis and new guidelines

17:10

Closing remarks for day 1

Morning

Day two: Morning sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

09:20 - 09:30

Welcome back for day 2

09:30 - 10:15

Case discussions: Spondyloarthropathies

10:15 - 11:00

Uveitis with paediatric rheumatic disease

11:00 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 12:00

Systemic JIA and Macrophage Activation Syndrome

12:00 - 12:30

An Introduction to connective tissue diseases in childhood

12:30 - 13:00

Pain and sleep

13:00 - 14:15

Lunch

Afternoon

Day two: Afternoon sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

14:15 - 15:00

Why patients don’t take medication?

15:00 - 15:45

Adrenal suppression

15:45 - 16:00

Break

16:00 - 16:45

Keynote lecture: Digital health

16:45 - 17:00

Closing remarks and summary

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.

Apply now