2019 12th Annual RNS Conference – Agenda

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Time Session Room
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Registration Opens Grande Registration
1:00 PM – 1:15 PM Bootcamp Welcome and Pre-Test Palazzo A-C
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM

Fundamentals of Radiology and Imaging in Rheumatology

Edward J. Mathes, PA-C, DFAAPA

Palazzo A-C
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

TRACK 1 Essential Infusion Therapy Skills

Timothy R. Walker, RN

Palazzo A-C
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

TRACK 2 Interpreting and Leveraging Advanced Radiology for Patient Care

Edward J. Mathes, PA-C, DFAAPA

Mediterranean 4
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Break
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

TRACK 1 Developing Your Joint Count Skills

Linda Grinnell-Merrick, MS, NP-BC

Palazzo A-C
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

TRACK 2 Practical Joint Injection Skills

Tiffany Clark, RN, MSN, CNP

Mediterranean 4
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Applying Rheumatology Skills to Daily Practice

Carrie Beach, BSN, RN-BC
Linda Grinnell-Merrick, MS, NP-BC
Vickie Sayles, MHA, BSN, RN-BC, CRNI

Palazzo A-C
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Patient Experience Mediterranean 1-3
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Paint-a-Picture Mediterranean 4

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Time Event Room
6:30 AM – 7:00 AM Gentle Yoga – A Balanced Yoga Practice to Awaken and Rejuvenate the Body – sponsored by UCB Citrus Garden
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Complimentary Breakfast – sponsored by Horizon Therapeutics Mediterranean 1-3
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Keynote Presentation

Adam J. Brown, MD

Palazzo A-C
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Rheum Roundtables Palazzo A-C
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Exhibit Hall Break Palazzo D-H
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

TRACK 1 Fundamentals of Immunology

Amanda Mixon, PA-C

Palazzo A-C
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

TRACK 2 Applying Advanced Immunology to Clinical Practice

Jeffrey Kaine, MD

Mediterranean 4
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Complimentary Lunch – sponsored by Celgene Mediterranean 1-3
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Medical Marijuana and CBD Oils in Rheumatology

Nancy Delnay, APRN, MSN, RN

Palazzo A-C
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The Impact of Diet and Nutrition on the Inflammatory Process

Roxanne B. Sukol, MD, MS

Palazzo A-C
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Exhibit Hall Break (Special Interest Groups) Palazzo D-H
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Rheum Recap Day 1

Carrie Beach, BSN, RN-BC
Eileen McCullagh, BSN, RN, ONC, CCRC
Amanda Mixon, PA-C

Palazzo A-C
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Complimentary Dinner – Sponsored by Novartis Mediterranean 1-3
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Posters & Prosecco

Eileen McCullagh, BSN, RN, ONC, CCRC

 Grande Foyer

Friday, August 9, 2019

Time Event Room
6:30 AM – 7:00 AM Gentle Yoga – A Balanced Yoga Practice to Awaken and Rejuvenate the Body – sponsored by UCB Citrus Garden
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Complimentary Breakfast – sponsored by Pfizer Mediterranean 1-3
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Navigating the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Vasculitis

Jeffrey Kaine, MD

Palazzo A-C
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Business Meeting Palazzo A-C
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Exhibit Hall Break Palazzo D-H
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Difficult Cases and Complications in Rheumatology

Carrie Beach, BSN, RN-BC
Eileen Lydon, MA, RN, ANP-BC
Cathy Patty-Resk, MSN, RN-BC, CPNP-BC

Palazzo A-C
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch with Exhibitors Palazzo D-H
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

TRACK 1 Fundamental Pharmacology: RA, PsA, AS, SLE, and Gout

Carrie Beach, BSN, RN-BC
Vickie L. Sayles, MHA, BSN, RN-BC, CRNI

Palazzo A-C
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

TRACK 2 Advanced Pharmacology: RA, PsA, AS, SLE, and Gout

Ali Porter, PharmD, BCPS

Mediterranean 4
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Spondyloarthropathies: Diagnosis Paradigm for Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)

Linda Grinnell-Merrick, MS, NP-BC

Palazzo A-C
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Linda Grinnell-Merrick, MS, NP-BC

Palazzo A-C
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Exhibit Hall Break Palazzo D-H
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Diagnosis, Features, and Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Monica Richey, MSN, ANP-BC/GNP

Palazzo A-C
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Understanding Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Treatment Considerations

Eileen Lydon, MA, RN, ANP-BC

Palazzo A-C
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Rheum Recap Day 2

Linda Grinnell-Merrick, MS, NP-BC
Elizabeth Kirchner, CNP, RN-BC
Eileen Lydon, MA, RN, ANP-BC
Vickie L. Sayles, MHA, BSN, RN-BC, CRNI

Palazzo A-C
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM President’s Dinner – Sponsored by Novartis Mediterranean 1-3

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Time Event Room
6:30 AM – 7:00 AM Gentle Yoga – A Balanced Yoga Practice to Awaken and Rejuvenate the Body – sponsored by UCB Citrus Garden
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Complimentary Breakfast – sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron Mediterranean 1-3
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Updates and Therapy for Scleroderma

Benjamin D. Korman, MD

Palazzo A-C
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Exhibit Hall Break Palazzo D-H
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

What The Adult Clinician Needs to Know About Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)

Cathy Patty-Resk, MSN, RN-BC, CPNP-BC

Palazzo A-C
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Rheum Roundtables Palazzo A-C
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch with Exhibitors Palazzo D-H
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Confronting the Barriers of Access to Care

Robert W. Levin, MD
Michele Guadalupe, MPH
Lauren Metelski, RN
Cathy Patty-Resk, MSN, RN-BC, CPNP-BC
Brian Nyquist, MPH
Monica Richey, MSN, ANP-BC/GNP (Moderator)

Palazzo A-C
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Immunizations in Rheumatology Across the Lifespan

Elizabeth Kirchner, CNP, RN-BC
Carolyn Zic, RN, BSN, CPN

Palazzo A-C
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Rheum Recap Day 3

Cathy Patty-Resk, MSN, RN-BC, CPNP-BC
Monica Richey, MSN, ANP-BC/GNP
Carolyn Zic, RN, BSN, CPN

Palazzo A-C
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM Farewell Pool Party Reception

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What

2019 12th Annual RNS Conference

Where

JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes
4040 Central Florida Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32837 / 407‑206‑2399

When

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 to Saturday, August 10, 2019