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2019 12th Annual RNS Conference – Enduring Sessions

This course consists of a series of videos from passionate experts presented at the 2019 12th Annual RNS Conference in Orlando, Florida. The theme for this conference was “Rheum For You,” where together, attendees learned the most up-to-date discoveries of autoimmune diseases, the latest in treatment guidelines, and effective clinical skills to increase their practice’s efficiency.

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Course Summary

The 2019 Annual Conference Enduring Course consists of a series of videos from passionate experts presented at the 2019 12th Annual RNS Conference in Orlando, Florida. The theme for this conference was “Rheum For You,” where together, attendees learned the most up-to-date discoveries of autoimmune diseases, the latest in treatment guidelines, and effective clinical skills to increase their practice’s efficiency. Following your participation with the Enduring Course, you will have sharpened your skills and knowledge in order to provide the necessary support and treatments for your patients. To receive CNE credit, participants must complete the course, evaluation, and post-test. A certificate of completion will be automatically generated following the completion of the course.

To receive CNE credit, participants must watch the entire video, pass the post-test with 80% or higher, and complete the evaluation survey.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Other healthcare providers may also participate.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify current trends and practices impacting age-appropriate care and treatment of the rheumatology patient.
  • Compare and contrast evidence-based and evidence-informed integrated practices.
  • Implement strategies designed to enhance resource utilization and mindful use of technology and research into rheumatology practice.

Accreditation Statement

The Rheumatology Nurses Society is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (Provider No. P0500).

Rheumatology Nurses Society designates this educational activity for 3.5 total contact hours.

Faculty Disclosures

According to the disclosure policy of the Rheumatology Nurses Society, all faculty, planning committee members, editors, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant relationships with any commercial interests related to this activity. The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation. All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity and levels of evidence.

Adam J. Brown, MD
Nothing to disclose

Roxanne B. Sukol, MD, MS
Nothing to Disclose

Brian Nyquist, MPH
Consultant: Bristol-Myers Squibb

Lauren Metelski, RN
Nothing to disclose

Michele Guadalupe, MPH
Nothing to disclose

Cathy Patty-Resk, MSN, RN-BC, CPNP-BC
Advisory Board: Novartis, Sandoz

Robert Levin, MD
Speakers Bureau: BMS, AbbVie, Exagen, Sanofi, Regeneron
Consultant: Crescendo

Copyright Statement

© 2019. This CNE-certified activity is held as copyrighted © by Rheumatology Nurses Society. Through this notice, the Rheumatology Nurses Society grants permission of its use for educational purposes only. These materials may not be used, in whole or in part, for any commercial purposes without prior permission in writing from the copyright owner(s).