Today is Gout Awareness Day and in partnership with Horizon Therapeutics we present ten “hard questions” commonly asked by our patients with gout about their condition and treatment options. Many of us can find it challenging to give clear and substantial answers to some of the questions asked by our patients with gout…
At the end of March, I attended the RheumNow Live 2022 conference. This event offered clinical context, comprehensive lectures from rheumatology experts, and audience input that would be greatly beneficial for all of our members. I encourage you all to read my overview and takeaways to improve your practice.
In the summer of 2010, I heard three words that would instantly change the trajectory of my life “YOU HAVE LUPUS.” My diagnosis came just over 2 months before my wedding day. My life was filled with complications, trepidation, and confusion, but my providers told me to hang in there.
As we celebrate Black History Month, the RNS recognizes the current impact of racial bias and discrimination in the healthcare industry today. We are committed […]
Presented by: Kenneth Saag, MD and Nancy Lane, MD. Perspective by:Teri Puhalsky, BSN, RN, CRNI Premenopausal Osteoporosis, Diagnostic Approaches and Management. Presented by: Kenneth Saag, MD […]
We are proud to announce that the Rheumatology Nurses Society (RNS) was a recipient of the fall 2021 Digital Health Awards®! The RNS received bronze […]
Perspective By: Teri Puhalsky Key takeaways from the ACR 2021 Convergence Conference from RNS Board Member Teri Puhalsky The quality and depth of topics at […]
Speakers: Maura Daly Iversen, PT, MPH, DSc, DPT Kamala Nola, MS, PharmD Perspective By: Carrie Beach, BSN, RN-BC Dr. Iversen’s portion of the discussion was […]
Presented by: Jonathan Hausmann, MD., Sara Kellahan, NP., Chris Scott, MBChB, Emily Sirotich, PhD, BSc, Helene Alexanderson, PhD., and Anamaria Jones, PhD. Perspective by: Teri […]
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) occurs predominantly in women and Black women have disproportionately poorer health outcomes across the trajectory of their disease compared to women of other race/ethnicities. Specifically, Black women with SLE report higher symptom burden with pervasive impacts on quality of life.
Presented By: Blake Warner, DDS, PhD, MPH, Xavier Mariette, A. Darise Farris, PhD and Jacques-Eric Gottenberg, PhD. Perspective by: Teri Puhalsky, BSN, RN, CRNI Epigenetic Links between […]
While our current pandemic health crisis may be shining a new light on racial disparities in healthcare, minority patients know this is not a new […]
Earn Up To .75 Contact Hours With Our New Courses on Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) Novel Targets, Novel Agents: How Our Newest Biologics Fit Into the […]
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, […]
In a very general sense, telemedicine is the practice of diagnosing and treating patients through means of telecommunication. Recognizing the likely future growth of telemedicine, […]
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 […]
As I sit here to write this article in a very Zen-like environment, gazing at the ocean being warmed by the sun, it makes me […]
Sarasota, FL – The joint RNS–American Nurses Association (ANA) publication, the second edition of Rheumatology Nursing: Scope & Standards of Practice is a comprehensive and […]
A chapter from HANDLING THE HARD QUESTIONS: What Our Patients Are Asking Us About Rheumatic Disease Read and download this booklet on our Workforce Resource […]