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Rheumatology

Continuing Medical Education (CME)


Pregnancy and Rheumatic Diseases: Improving Patient Outcomes and Alleviating Lactation Concerns

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Webcast
Cost: Complimentary
Credit: .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Faculty
Megan Clowse, MD
William Mencia, MD

In this accredited CME webcast, Megan Clowse, MD, discusses several abstracts by her research groups on the management of pregnant patients with rheumatic diseases, presented at the 2017 American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in San Diego, California. Topics include the relationship between hydroxychloroquine and pregnancy, pregnancy and medication-taking habits, and patient-reported outcomes as a measure for higher-risk pregnancy.

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Med-IQ


Advancing the Education of Rheumatology Fellows and Improving Patient Care

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Webcast
Cost: Complimentary
Credit: .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Faculty
Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, MD, MEd
William Mencia, MD

In this CME-accredited webcast, recorded at the 2017 American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in San Diego, California, Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, MD, MEd, discusses abstracts on a treat-to-target quality improvement program, a workshop on transitioning pediatric patients to adult care, and a clinical research project on myositis. These abstracts were presented by Duke Rheumatology fellows whom she mentors.

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Med-IQ


Skeletal Muscle Molecular Alterations in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Webcast
Cost: Complimentary
Credit: .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Faculty
Kim Huffman, MD, PhD
William Mencia, MD

In this accredited CME webcast, Kim Huffman, MD, PhD, discusses abstracts presented by her research groups at the 2017 American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in San Diego, California. Topics include the relationship between skeletal muscle cytokines and myostatins before and after physical activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis; the relationship between rheumatoid arthritis and galectin-3 before and after an exercise training program; and the development of an in vitro, 3-dimensional disease model of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Med-IQ


Decision-IQ: A Case Study in Prosthetic Joint Inflammation

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Online Publication
Cost: Complimentary
Credit: .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Faculty
Ryan Jessee, MD

This brief activity presents a case study discussing a patient with prosthetic joint infection. Links to useful resources are provided to help participants make treatment decisions for this patient.

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Med-IQ