Series: UHN ECHO Rheumatology Weekly Series Sept-Dec

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September 10, 12:00 - December 10, 13:30, 2021
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Posted on August 12, 2021
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Series: UHN ECHO Rheumatology Weekly Series Sept-Dec

Team: Featured External Events

September 10, 12:00 - December 10, 13:30, 2021

Description


".. This program aims to support primary care providers with diagnosis and management of their rheumatic patients, allowing for early treatment so that tissue/joint damage is avoided or reduced.  

Program learning objectives are: 

  • To develop an approach to identifying inflammatory arthritis in order to 

  • Facilitate early referral and management 

  • Optimize triage 

  • Identifying clinical, laboratory and radiographic features suggestive of disease flare/activity 

  • Monitoring for side effects of commonly used disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) 

  • Monitoring for disease and treatment associated comorbidity .. "