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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
25 June 2021
CPD
5 hours

Basic-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 with a focus on treating spondyloarthritis. Topics include assessments and scoring, biologics and DMARDS and communication skills.

Learning objectives:

  • Recognise key clinical, social and economic drivers behind spondyloarthropathy treatment strategies
  • Employ effective communication skills in various relevant clinical settings, including online environments
  • Demonstrate practical abilities in the assessment of patients with spondyloarthropathic disease for 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
  • Understand current guidance on COVID-19 care in the rheumatology setting





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Pricing

Level 3: health professionals and nurses

£50
+VAT

Level 3: health professionals and nurses

£75
+VAT

2021 programme

Morning sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

09:30-09:45

Overview of day/how to use the platform

09:45-10:30

Spondyloarthropathy

Will Gregory

10:30-11:15

Common problems with blood test results & how to deal with them

Diana Finney

11:15-11:45

Break

11:45 -12:30

Biologics and DMARDs

Laura Coates

12:30-13:30

Lunch

Afternoon sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

13:30-14:30

Assessments / BASMI and BASDAI

David Pickles

14:30-14:45

Break

14:45-16:00

Communication skills

Kate Druett

16:00-16:10

Break

16:10-16:55

COVID-19 and nursing: latest guidance and experiences delivering care

Fidelma Gordon

16:55

Summary and goodbyes

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