The RNS is intentionally working on the subject of advocacy to bring hands‑on experiences and multi‑dimensional opportunities to the RNS member. We understand the need for support in the rheumatology field and believe it starts with educating healthcare professionals for the betterment of the patient and their families. Some of the ways we encourage and empower the individual are through mentoring and networking, providing business and practice development tools, and professional leadership development.

Our dedicated advocacy team continues to grow as they work on engaging issues of national and local interest, the creation of position statements on a range of topics related to rheumatology, and actively communicating through the quarterly advocacy newsletter and social channels.

Advocacy News

RNS Shows Presence on Hill at Arthritis 101 Hill Briefing

By Carrie Beach, BSN, RN-BC The RNS was happy to join in and sponsor along with other patient organizations, the Arthritis Foundation’s 101 Advocacy Hill Briefing […]
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An Update from the RNS on the 2019 AANP Health Policy Conference

By Monica Richey, MSN, ANP-BC/GNP The 2019 AANP (American Association of Nurse Practitioners) Health Policy Conference was recently held in Washington, DC, where I had the […]
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The RNS joins the Alliance for Gout Awareness

The RNS is excited to announce we have joined the Alliance for Gout Awareness []. The Alliance for Gout Awareness works to reduce stigmas and […]
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