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Rheumatology Essentials for the Primary Care Provider

Intended Audience: 


The intended audience for this conference includes primary care physicians and specialists in OB/GYN, orthopaedics and sports medicine. Residents, fellows, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, nurses, and other physicians with an educational need or interest in this topic may also attend. 

Credits: 

3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ 
3.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. 

Overall Learner Objectives:

• Review updated classification criteria for the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis. 
• Review the laboratory markers available to assist in the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and the available new advances in targeted therapies. 
• Understand the criteria for systemic sclerosis (scleroderma), different subtypes, and the role of associated laboratory tests. 
• Become familiar with the associated Raynaud’s complications and available immunosuppressive treatments for systemic sclerosis. 
• Summarize the recent guidelines for the use of long-term bisphosphonate therapy in patients with osteoporosis. 
• Understand the risks and benefits, the risk assessment algorithm, and the available evidence-based literature that exists for managing long-term bisphosphonate use. 

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Upcoming Session


The Mansion on Main Street

Plaza 3000, Kresson & Evesham Roads, Voorhees, NJ 08043 Find on Google Maps
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017
5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
$25

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