Who we are

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.

Upcoming Events

RNS Dinner Series - PsA
PCRF 2020 - February 7-8
2020 RNS Conference - August 5-8, 2020

Learning Center

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Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to assess the current use of FDA-approved biologic agents for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis...
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Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to assess the most common clinical examination and laboratory findings in patients presenting with possible...
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This course consists of a series of videos from passionate experts presented at the 2019 12th Annual RNS Conference in Orlando, Florida. The theme...
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Course Summary This issue of Rheumatology Nurse Practice will review how telemedicine has evolved in the last decade; how this communication and healthcare delivery...

Recent Posts

Doing What We Do Best: Listening

One of my college professors once told me, “Iris, if you listen hard enough, the patient will tell you what is wrong with them.” Apparently, […]
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Improving Our “Webside” Manners

In a very general sense, telemedicine is the practice of diagnosing and treating of patients through means of telecommunication. Recognizing the likely future growth of […]
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Taking a Different Bite Into the Telemedicine Debate

Ten years ago, our office had not even implemented an electronic health record (EHR) system, let alone started to think about telemedicine and its potential […]
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