RA Updates? Come to our November SIGa!

PRA members are once again invited to attend a special interest group activity this November 5, 2016 at the Holiday Inn, Makati City. The focus of the day’s events will be rheumatoid arthritis. Listed below is the preliminary program provided by the Makati Medical Center Section of Rheumatology, the event’s co-organizer.

1030 – 1200H    Research Clinical Trial Training for fellows

1200 – 1300H    Lunch Symposium

1300 – 1310H     Opening Ceremonies

1310 – 1350H     Revisiting the Pathophysiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis

1350 – 1430H     ACR and EULAR Guideline Update

1430 – 1510H     Break

1510 – 1550H     Difficult Care Panel Discussion (with PRA members as panelists)

1550 – 1630H     Easy Case Discussion (with fellows in training as discussants)

1630 – 1640H     Closing Remarks

This is the Association’s third CME activity for the year following the 22nd Annual Meeting. The first two were the Lupus SIG activity co-organized with USTH Section of Rheumatology, Immunology and Osteoporosis and the Psoriatic Arthritis SIG Symposium handled by the UP PGH Section of Rheumatology.

The next CME activity following this would be the 23rd Annual Meeting in February 2017 to be followed by another event (target date on May 2017) to be co-organized with either the Section of Rheumatology of SLMC or JRRMMC.

The secretariat is in the process of applying for CME credit units with the Philippine College of Physicians and Philippine Medical Association.

Non-NCR PRA members can coordinate with the secretariat regarding transportation and accommodations.

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