Modern Approaches to the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Bridging Science with Real Clinical Applications is a unique and interactive online educational activity for rheumatologists and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 22, 2016
Chester, CT -- With the integration of patient cases, scientific animation, interactive questions, and expert faculty presentations this new rheumatoid arthritis (RA) educational activity offers a learning experience for practicing healthcare professionals that mimics a clinical experience. Affecting approximately 1.5 million adults in the U.S., RA is a chronic condition that diminishes the health-related quality of life of patients due to pain, fatigue, and loss of bodily function. Titled Modern Approaches to the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Bridging Science with Real Clinical Applications, this new online educational activity is designed to improve the management of patients with RA, with the ultimate goal of improving their quality of life.
Any clinician who cares for patients with RA is welcome to participate in this free interactive and informative activity online. Clinicians can log in to the enduring session and see and hear an RA expert provide practical insights on the management of RA. Participation is easy – to access the activity, simply visit the website http://ra-cme.com/.
Barbara Goldstein, MD, MMSc and Jennifer Stichman, MD are the expert faculty for this educational activity. Dr. Goldstein is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology at National Jewish Health. Dr. Stichman is an Assistant Professor in General Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine.
“Modern Approaches to the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Bridging Science with Real Clinical Applications is intended for the practicing clinician and provides insights into the pathophysiology of RA, and an evaluation of current and emerging therapeutic options. It also provides strategies on ways to improve patient adherence to RA treatment regimens,” said Dr. Goldstein.
Along with the expert faculty, this educational activity is jointly provided by National Jewish Health (http://www.nationaljewish.org/) and Catamount Medical Education (http://www.catmeded.com/). The activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Pfizer Inc.
Contact Jennifer Green for more information at jgreencatmeded.com or call at 860.661.4164.
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