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The Master Clinician's Approach:
Diagnosis and Management of
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis,
and Ankylosing Spondylitis

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The Master Clinician's Approach webcast series features the newest data and guidelines in pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management for RA, PsA, and AS.

These expert faculty were featured at The Master Clinician’s Approach: Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, and Ankylosing Spondylitis Satellite Symposium held at the annual ACR/ARHP meeting.

Webcasts

Paul Emery, MD
Estimated Time: 15 minutes
Type: Webcast
Release Date: February 5, 2015
Expiration Date: February 5, 2017
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Specialties: Rheumatology
Philip Mease, MD
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type: Webcast
Release Date: February 5, 2015
Expiration Date: February 5, 2017
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Specialties: Rheumatology
Michael H. Weisman, MD
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type: Webcast
Release Date: February 5, 2015
Expiration Date: February 5, 2017
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Specialties: Rheumatology
Panel Discussion
Rheumatoid Arthritis Case
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO; M. Elaine Husni, MD, MPH; John Paul Achkar, MD; Paul Emery, MA, MD, FRCP; Douglas A. Jabs, MD, MBA; Philip Mease, MD; Abrar A. Qureshi, MD, MPH; Michael Roizen, MD; Michael H. Weisman, MD
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type: Webcast
Release Date: February 5, 2015
Expiration Date: February 5, 2017
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Specialties: Rheumatology
Panel Discussion
Dermatology and Gastroenterology Case
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO; M. Elaine Husni, MD, MPH; John Paul Achkar, MD; Paul Emery, MA, MD, FRCP; Douglas A. Jabs, MD, MBA; Philip Mease, MD; Abrar A. Qureshi, MD, MPH; Michael Roizen, MD; Michael H. Weisman, MD
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type: Webcast
Release Date: February 5, 2015
Expiration Date: February 5, 2017
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Specialties: Rheumatology
Panel Discussion
An Eye for Back Pain Case
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO; M. Elaine Husni, MD, MPH; John Paul Achkar, MD; Paul Emery, MA, MD, FRCP; Douglas A. Jabs, MD, MBA; Philip Mease, MD; Abrar A. Qureshi, MD, MPH; Michael Roizen, MD; Michael H. Weisman, MD
Estimated Time: 15 minutes
Type: Webcast
Release Date: February 5, 2015
Expiration Date: February 5, 2017
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Specialties: Rheumatology

Objectives

  1. Describe the impact of revised guidelines for early recognition and treatment on outcomes in patients with RA, PsA, and AS.
  2. Recognize psoriatic skin involvement, describe skin scoring systems, and define best practices for dermatology-rheumatology collaborations.
  3. Summarize the expanding spectrum of AS including inflammatory back pain and nonradiographic axial spondyloarthropathy.
  4. Identify the extra-articular variants of AS, especially occult IBD and ocular effects.
  5. Institute recent evidence-based recommendations on the therapeutic role of biologics, especially emerging data on TNF inhibitors and their use in early and aggressive therapy.
  6. Critically appraise emerging data on the potential impact of th erapies on patient outcomes, and list the patient characteristics that best predict response to therapy.

Target Audience

This educational series is designed for rheumatologists, rheumatology fellows, rheumatology allied health professionals, and other interested health care professionals.

Activity Directors

Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
R.J. Fasenmyer Chair of Clinical Immunology
Department of Rheumatic & Immunologic Diseases
Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

M. Elaine Husni, MD, MPH
Director, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Treatment Center
Vice Chair, Department of Rheumatic & Immunologic Diseases
Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH