Overview

This course focuses on the clinical and non-clinical skills and knowledge required for specialist nurses to provide excellent care within rheumatology.
Date
10-11 October 2024
Venue
Crausaz Wordsworth Building, Robinson College, Cambridge
This course is suited for clinical nurse specialists with varying levels of experience.

The course programme is being designed and mapped against the RCN competency framework and will include a combination of lectures, practical interactive workshops and group discussions.  

The course programme is in planning stages, some
 session titles and timings might be different from the ones mentioned in the draft programme.

Rheumatology for specialist nurses

10-11 October 2024 - Please note we can only accept payment by card for our bookings

Book now

Pricing

Level 3: health professionals and nurses

£55
+VAT

Level 3: health professionals and nurses

£90
+VAT

2024 Draft programme

Morning

09:00 - 14:00

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

09:00 - 09:20

Arrival, registration and refreshments

09:20 - 09:30

Welcome and overview of the day

09:30 - 10:15

Rheumatology nursing: Past, present and future

10:15 - 11:00

Why do people get fibromyalgia?

11:00 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 12:00

Job planning for rheumatology nurses

12:00 - 12:45

Connective tissue disorders: Vasculitis

12:45 - 13:45

Lunch

Afternoon

14:00 - 17:15

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

13:45 - 14:30

Vaccines and immune suppression

14:30 - 16:00

Professional development sessions

16:00 - 16:15

Break

16:15 - 17:00

Keynote session: Artificial intelligence and its use in 2024

17:00

Summary and goodbyes

Morning

08:00 - 14:30

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

08:00 - 08:15

Arrival and refreshments

08:15 - 08:20

Welcome and overview of the day 2

08:20 - 09:00

Connective tissue disorders: Lupus & Sjogren's

09:00 - 09:40

Managing patients with complex auto-immune conditions via an advice line

09:40 - 10:40

Radiology for nurses

10:40 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 13:00

Practical session

13:00 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 - 14:15

Keynote session: Multidisciplinary teamwork in the new era of working

14:15 - 14:30

Summary and closing remarks

14:30

End of Day 2

Bursary

 

Looking for funding towards your place on this course? Applications for our education bursaries in 2024 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.

Find out more