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4/26/2016 - Medical Grand Rounds: Rheumatology Year in Review





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Be aware of the new guidelines for treating RA pertaining to the primary care provider.
  • Be aware of new drugs that have been approved for use in the field of rheumatology in 2015.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Tstomu T, et al. Japan College of Rheumatology. 2015, 25 817-824. DOI: 10.3109143975952015.10222297.
  2. Nicholas Wilson et al. Rheumatology 2015;54:860-867.
  3. Long-term Evaluation of Opioid Treatment in Fibromyalgia. Peng, Xiaomei; MD, PhD; Robinson, Rebecca; Mease, Philip; Kroenke, Kurt; Williams, David; Chen, Yi; Faries, Douglas; Wohlreich, Madelaine; McCarberg, Bill; Hann, Danette Clinical Journal of Pain. 31(1):7-13, January 2015. DOI: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000079
  4. Tyndall AJ Ann Rheum Dis 2010; Steen et al. Arth Rheum 1994; 37:1283-9.
  5. Mayes et al. SystemicSclerosis, 2nd ed., Lipincott, NY, 2004.
  6. Rice et al. J Clin Invest. 2015;125(7);2795-2807.
  7. Perez-Ruiz F, et al. Ann Rheum Dis 2016;0:1–7. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-207919.

Niveditha Mohan, MD — Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Rheumatology Arthritis and Autoimmunity Center
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The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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