Register Now - Live Breakfast Symposium

June 15, 2018

Clinical Issues in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Discussions and Debates on the Evolving Roles of Targeted Synthetic DMARDs

Click here to register
CME Symposium

Friday, June 15, 2018
8:15AM - 9:45AM

Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre
Forum Room
Europaplein 2-22, 1078 GZ
Amsterdam, Netherlands

FACULTY

 

Rieke Alten, MD (Course Chair)
Professor of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine II
Rheumatology, Clinical Immunology, Osteology
Schlosspark-Klinik Charité University Medicine Berlin
Berlin, Germany

 

Joel Kremer, MD, FACP
Pfaff Family Professor of Medicine
Albany Medical College
Director of Research
The Center for Rheumatology
Albany, New York, USA

 

Josef Smolen, MD
Division of Rheumatology
Department of Medicine
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

In this Clinical Issues™ live symposium, an expert faculty panel will discuss and debate the latest insights into RA immunopathology with a focus on JAK enzyme activation, increase their understanding of treat-to-target recommendations and appropriate disease activity measures, and describe the mechanistic profiles and clinical trial data for current and emerging targeted synthetic DMARDs. Attendees will leave this engaging program with new information and a fresh perspective on the evolving best practices for managing patients with RA.

AGENDA

5 minutesWelcome and Introductions
15 minutesPathophysiology: A Focus on JAK Enzymes
Josef Smolen, MD
20 minutesLong-term Assessment of Patient With RA: Understanding Treatment Targets as a Foundation for Therapeutic Tailoring
Joel Kremer, MD
20 minutesTargeted synthetic DMARDs in the Treatment of RA
Rieke Alten, MD
15 minutes Case Study Panel Discussion: Putting the Evidence to Practice
Moderated by: Rieke Alten, MD
15 minutesPostactivity Questionnaire and Q&A Session

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better able to do the following:

  • Discuss the latest insights into RA immunopathology with a focus on JAK enzyme activation
  • Evaluate patients with RA longitudinally based on an understanding of treat to-target recommendations and appropriate disease activity measures
  • Describe the mechanistic profiles and clinical trial data for current and emerging targeted synthetic DMARDs
  • Integrate targeted synthetic DMARDs into treatment regimens for patients with RA based on current clinical practice guidelines and evidence for efficacy and safety

CME Credit (Physicians)

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education and Integritas Communications . The Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

An application has been made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of health care professionals involved in the diagnosis, treatment, or management of patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

FEE INFORMATION

There is no registration fee for attending this symposium. Pre-registration does not guarantee seating. Arrive early—seating is limited!

CME INQUIRIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS

Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (physical, dietary, etc.). Please contact Mara Simpson at msimpson@integritasgrp.com prior to the live event.

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc.

PARTNER INFORMATION

Jointly provided by the Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education and Integritas Communications.

EVENT DATE: Friday, June 15, 2018

Starts: 8:15AM
Ends: 9:45AM

LOCATION:

Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre
Forum Room
Europaplein 2-22, 1078 GZ
Amsterdam, Netherlands

You will receive an email confirmation shortly after you complete the registration.

If you are unable to register online or do not receive your confirmation email after registering (don't forget to check your spam email folder), please email Mara Simpson at msimpson@integritasgrp.com.

Click here to register
CME Symposium

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.50 Non-physician
Course opens: 
02/26/2018
Course expires: 
06/15/2018
Event starts: 
06/15/2018 - 8:15am
Event ends: 
06/15/2018 - 9:45am
Rating: 
0

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.50 Non-physician

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/26/2018
Course expires: 
06/15/2018
Please login or register to take this course.