The Kids Are All Right: Improving Knowledge and Competence Among Providers Involved in the Management of Patients with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

FACULTY Barbara Kienzle, BSN, RN Registered Nurse Augusta University’s Children’s Hospital of Georgia Augusta, GA Carolyn Zic, MSN, FNP-BC Nurse Practitioner Comer Children’s Hospital New […]
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Understanding Family Issues to Maximize Adherence

The challenges of medication adherence in children are as diverse as the populations we serve. Among other things, adherence in children can be affected by […]
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The Impact of New Medications | Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)

When I started in rheumatology practice 11 years ago, we had few options at our disposal to treat patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA). The initial […]
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The Nervousness of the New Patient

As an adult rheumatology nurse with nearly 15 years in the field, I have a certain comfort level when educating patients who have been newly […]
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What to Do with a Patient Who Won’t Listen | Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

HL was 19 years old when she was transferred from a pediatric rheumatology practice into our adult practice.
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The Pitfalls of Fragmented Care | Pediatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

TK was an 8-year-old female who presented to our pediatric rheumatology clinic about a year ago with a positive antinuclear antibody (ANA) test result (1:320), […]
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