Rheumatology in Primary Care: Axial Sponyloarthrits - Port Lincoln

Thursday 11 February 2021 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Location: Port Lincoln Hotel, 1 Lincoln Highway Port Lincoln

Facilitated by Dr Simon Burnet

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the current nomenclature for the spondyloarthopathies, including ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.
  • Explain the pathophysiology underlying spondyloarthropathy, including the IL-23/IL-17 pathways.
  • Recognise and make an early diagnosis of axial spondyloarthritis.
  • Describe the contemporary management of spondyloarthropathies, including the safe co-management of patients between the GP, rheumatologist and physiotherapist.

This event is for GPs, Registrars, Nurses and other Primary Health Care Professionals and has been allocated two (2) core Professional Development Program (PDP) points with ACRRM and four (4) CPD Program points with RACGP for the 2020 – 2022 triennium.


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