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The Rheumatology Nurses Society (RNS) is a non-profit professional nursing and advanced practice provider (APP) organization representing registered nurses (RNs), nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), and other healthcare professionals who are engaged in clinical practice, education, research, and advocacy for the care of adult and pediatric patients with rheumatic diseases.

Recent Posts

RNS Advocacy: Capitol Update – May 2024

This month, there were a few developments on an area of key importance to RNS: utilization management reform. The Improving Seniors Timely to Care Act […]
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RNS Advocacy: Capitol Update – April 2024

In April, RNS endorsed the Nurse Faculty Shortage Reduction Act (S.2815/H.R.7002), bipartisan legislation that would establish a Nurse Faculty Grant Program to increase the number […]
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National Adult and Pediatric Virtual Chapter Meeting | Thursday, April 25th at 7 PM EST

As nurses working in rheumatology, we encounter patients with gout on a regular basis. I find more often that patients are embarrassed or ashamed to discuss their condition, leading to delayed diagnosis and treatment. As healthcare professionals...
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