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12/4/2018 - Medical Grand Rounds: Disease Mechanisms in Psoriatic Arthritis and Spondyloarthritis

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INTRODUCTION

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:

  • Describe the pathophysiology of inflammation in spondyloarthritis and psoriatic arthritis.
  • Explain the association between joint, gut and skin disease
  • Assess the key clinical manifestations of spondyloarthritis and psoriatic arthritis
  • Identify the anti-inflammatory treatment options relevant to spondyloarthritis and psoriatic arthritis

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Schett G et al. Nat Rheum 2017, in press
  2. Measerdana PJ, et al. Rheumatol 2017;69: abstract 17L
  3. Lanley RG et al., N Engl J Med 2014;371
  4. Mease P, et al. Arthritis Rheum. 2005. 52, 3279–89
  5. Mease P, et al. Arthritis Rheum. 2004;50:2264–72
  6. Kavanaugh A et al. Arthritis Rheum. 2009;60:976–86
  7. Antoni C, Ann Rheum Dis. 2005;64:1150–7
  8. Mease P, et al.  Ann Rheum Dis. 2014; 73:48–55

Authors:
Georg Schett, MD — Professor and Head, Department of Internal Medicine Rheumatology and Immunology Freidrich-Alexander Universitat Erlangen-Nürnberg
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.