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Thursday-Saturday

November 12-14, 2020

Agenda

NOTE: All times are Eastern Standard (EST)

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Time

Session

Credit Hours

6:00 PM – 6:10 PM

President’s Welcome

6:10 PM – 6:50 PM

Product Theater

6:50 PM – 7:00 PM

Refreshment Break

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Trivia Social Event

Friday, November 13, 2020

Time

Session

Credit Hours

10:25 AM – 10:55 AM

Morning Broadcast

10:55 AM – 11:35 AM

Product Theater

11:40 AM – 12:20 PM

Pregnancy and Women’s Health in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Faculty: TBD

0.75 CNE

12:20 PM – 12:30 PM

Refreshment Break

12:30 PM – 1:10 PM

Treating Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) in Sarcoidosis

Faculty: TBD

0.75 CNE

1:15 PM – 1:55 PM

Product Theater

2:00 PM – 2:40 PM

An Integrative and Alternative Approach to Rheumatology Patient Care

Faculty: TBD

0.75 CNE

2:40 PM – 2:50 PM

Refreshment Break

2:50 PM – 3:30 PM

An Overview of Vasculitis for the Nurse and Advanced Practice Provider

Faculty: Elizabeth Kirchner, DNP

0.75 CNE

3:35 PM – 4:15 PM

What Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) Looks Like in the Rheumatology Patient
Faculty: Eileen J. Lydon, ANP-BC

0.75 CNE

4:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Evening Wrap-Up

4:30 PM – 4:40 PM

Refreshment Break

4:40 PM – 5:10 PM

Chapters and Membership Mixer

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Time

Session

Credit Hours

10:40 AM – 10:55 AM

Morning Broadcast

10:55 AM – 11:35 AM

Product Theater

11:40 AM – 12:20 PM

A Deeper Dive into Spondylitis with You and Your Patient

Faculty: Carrie Beach, BSN, RN  |  Tiffany Westrich-Robertson (axial spondyloarthritis patient)

0.75 CNE

12:20 PM – 12:30 PM

Refreshment Break

12:30 PM – 1:10 PM

Updates on Guidelines in Treating Your Gout Patients
Faculty: Nancy Eisenberger, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

0.75 CNE

1:15 PM – 1:55 PM

Where Are We Now? A Look Back Through COVID-19 as of Fall 2020
Faculty: Christopher Palma, MD, Sc.M

0.75 CNE

2:00 PM – 2:40 PM

Product Theater

2:45 PM – 3:25 PM

Differentiating Between Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Other Hypermobility Syndromes
Faculty: TBD

0.75 CNE

3:25 PM – 3:35 PM

Refreshment Break

3:35 PM – 4:15 PM

How Genetics Will Impact the Future of Rheumatology
Faculty: TBD

0.75 CNE

4:20 PM – 5:00 PM

Transitioning your Lupus Patient from Pediatric to Adult Care
Faculty: Monica Richey, NP

0.75 CNE

5:00 PM – 5:15 PM

Refreshment Break

5:15 PM – 5:45 PM

Farewell Reception

RNS Live Virtual Events

Session Description

Transitioning your Lupus Patient from Pediatric to Adult Care

Transfer of care from pediatrics to adults can be difficult for patients, especially for patients diagnosed with lupus, a disease with a high rate of comorbidity. In this session, we will address comorbid manifestations in lupus, and how to best prepare our patients for their transition to adult providers.

Session Description

How Genetics Will Impact the Future of Rheumatology

In this session, we will introduce translational genetics and genomics through the lenses of rheumatic diseases, such as Behcet’s Disease, Stills Disease, and Systemic Onset Juvenial Idiopathic Arthritis (SoJIA).

Session Description

Differentiating Between Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Other Hypermobility Syndromes

Take an assiduous look at the complexities between Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS) and other hypermobility syndrome (HMS) as we discuss clinical manifestations, the diagnostic workup, and what long term outcomes are for the hypermobility syndrome and Ehlers-Danlos syndromes patient.

Session Description

Where Are We Now? A Look Back Through COVID-19 as of Fall 2020

It’s been nearly one year since COVID-19 was first identified as an infectious disease. Through the evolution and spread of the disease, we have learned a lot about what works and what we should avoid. In this session, we will talk about the most recent updates to treatment options for patients, particularly those with rheumatic diseases.

Session Description

Updates on Guidelines in Treating Your Gout Patients

Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis seen in rheumatology patients, and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) released in 2020 new Guidelines for the Management of Gout. In this learning session we will be exploring the these updated treatment guidelines as well as recent and pipeline treatments so we can best serve our patients with the most current research released.

Session Description

A Deeper Dive into Spondylitis with You and Your Patient

Though patients may not pay attention to codes that their healthcare providers jot down, nurses and advanced practice providers know just how important that clerical detail can be. In this session, we will break down what the recent ICD-10 classification of non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) means for you as a provider and the future treatment of non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis.

Session Description

What Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) Looks Like in the Rheumatology Patient

In this session, we will be walking through diagnosis to care for our patients with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). We will be discussing pathophysiology, immunology, differential diagnosis, clinical presentation, and treatment of antiphospholipid syndrome.

Session Description

An Overview of Vasculitis for the Nurse and Advanced Practice Provider

Vasculitis can range from mild to life threatening symptoms, so it is important as providers to know where your patient falls on the spectrum. This session will cover a global overarching review of the disease, including detection, manifestations, and treatments.

Session Description

An Integrative and Alternative Approach to Rheumatology Patient Care

In this session, we will take a look at an integrative approach to patient care, combining complementary and alternative treatments in addition to medical therapies commonly applied in rheumatology.

Session Description

Treating Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) in Sarcoidosis

Interstitial lung disease (ILD), sarcoidosis is lesser known in the specialty of rheumatology and requires a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. This session will provide the pathophysiology and disease process in interstitial lung disease, as well as treatment and support considerations in interstitial lung disease patients with sarcoidosis.

Session Description

Pregnancy and Women's Health in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) presents differently throughout a woman’s journey into motherhood. From disease activity improvements to flare ups, learn what Rheumatoid Arthritis looks like from conception to post-partum, and how to best support mothers throughout the process.