Health Professional Education

We offer a variety of online and face-to-face educational activities to all rheumatology health professionals. Our education increases rheumatology knowledge while enhancing patient care. Each activity covers the assessment, management, and evaluation of patients as well as the practice scope of the health professional team in the management of rheumatic disease and impact on individuals and society.

These activities are created for the rheumatology health care team, such as physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, practice managers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, students, and/or anyone with an interest in rheumatology.

Online Rheumatology Education Portfolio

Advanced Rheumatology Course
The Advanced Rheumatology Course offers 19 modules to increase the comprehensive knowledge of health professionals, clinicians, fellows-in-training, and physicians seeking increased knowledge and skill sets. Graduates find the content beneficial in extending their learning while enhancing the care of patients with or at risk for rheumatic disease. Register today >

Rheumatology eBytes
The Rheumatology Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis eBytes activities provide intermediate-level core education on best practices for the pathophysiology and diagnostic considerations for up-to-date treatment options in less than 30 minutes. The aim is to improve your knowledge base and patient care skill set with an easily accessible and flexible format. The target audience is physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who care for those with rheumatic disease. Additionally, nurses, practice managers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and medical and health professional students involved in the care of patients with rheumatic disease will benefit from these courses.
Members receive complimentary access.
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Coming Soon – Updated CME Activities

Fundamentals of Rheumatology
The Fundamentals of Rheumatology is a basic learning activity to meet the needs of those transitioning into rheumatology practice, such as nurses, office nurses, licensed practical nurses (LPN), medical assistants (MA), and office managers or staff that could benefit from one easy-to-access online resource. It will offer a current evidence-based comprehensive overview of rheumatic disorders, as well as insurance pre-authorizations.

Due to the complexity and multi-system involvement of rheumatic diseases, those entering into rheumatology office practice are challenged to adapt their nursing skills and develop additional skills required for the multi-faceted care and management of this special patient population.

You will be able to select from ten new activities.

  • Overview of Rheumatic Disease in Adults
  • Overview of Rheumatic Disease in Children
  • Assessment and Management of the Adult with Rheumatic Disease
  • Management of Medications for the Adult with Rheumatic Disease
  • Consultation with Other Health Care Professionals in the Management of Adults with Rheumatic Disease
  • Assessment of the Child with Rheumatic Disease
  • Management of Medications for the Child with Rheumatic Disease
  • Consultation with Other Health Care Professionals in the Management of Children with Rheumatic Disease
  • Nursing Management of the Infusion Patient
  • Insurance Pre-authorization and Funding for Medications