Course registration includes access to CARE 2010. Upon successful completion of the CARE 2010 self-assessment module, those enrolled in the American Board of Internal Medicine MOC program can claim 30 MOC points in the category of self-evaluation of medical knowledge.
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Seating is limited, so be sure to register early for this course.
The State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium, which will be held April 16–17 in Chicago, will expose attendees to a range of content in therapeutic developments, recent research findings, and scientific advances in the field, all delivered by key opinion leaders in a setting conducive to dialogue and networking. With a focus on clinical application in the practice setting, leading experts will address topics such as advanced RA care, osteoporosis, autoimmune disorders, scleroderma, and challenges in vasculitis and spondyloarthropathy.
In addition to the lecture format, presentations will include the popular Curbside Consults, Year in Review, and the Encore Theater. A number of lunchtime workshops will offer a smaller setting for interactive discussions related to topics of clinical importance. In addition, the ARHP will offer a preconference course on Friday, April 15 titled, “Integrating Immunology and Biologics into Clinical Practice.”
Held concurrently with the 2011 State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium, the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course for Rheumatologists is a two-day course designed to meet the specific educational needs of rheumatologists who want to learn ultrasound technology and who are currently at a beginner or intermediate experience level. Under the guidance of experts from around the world, attendees will perform hands-on scanning of live models to enhance technical proficiency for the diagnosis of normal and abnormal clinical conditions.
At the completion of this course, attendees should be able to demonstrate familiarity with the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist, hip, knee, foot, and ankle and ultrasound guidance of aspirations, injections, and biopsies.
The 2011 Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium, which is dedicated to rheumatologists and advanced practice professionals caring for the pediatric population, carries on the educational tradition of previous winter meetings held in Keystone, Colo., offering the same quality experience in a warmer climate—Miami. This setting will provide opportunities for faculty and attendees to exchange best practices, network, share experiences, and take full advantage of the recreational activities and cultural amenities of the area.
In addition to the change in venue, the 2011 Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium, to be held on June 2–5, will provide a greater number of plenary sessions and ample opportunities for abstract presentations and poster sessions held in conjunction with breakfast. Join colleagues for lunchtime sessions and informal roundtable discussions on topics like exercise testing and training, foot problems and gait analysis, psychosocial issues in the adolescent patient with rheumatic disease, promoting weight control, and a host of topics on clinical case management.