The challenge with pre-conventions is coming up with a program that would compel participants to attend even before the formal program starts. This year's activity seemed to have achieved just that! The day started with the Rheumatology Workshop for Nurses (WFN) which sought to introduce rheumatology nursing to the country. It started with discussions on… Continue reading And #PRA2018 PreConvention Ends
How do developing countries contribute to an organization like the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR)? With limited resources, few opportunities for research and even fewer physicians taking up the field, can a country like the Philippines contribute to the advancement of Rheumatology? Let’s all listen as the APLAR President Elect gives this… Continue reading #PRA2018 Dr. Lourdes Manahan Memorial Lecture Speaker
Proximity Cards, that is. Being a subspecialty society of the Philippine College of Physicians, scientific activities of the Association can be granted PCP Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credit Units. In fact, for the 24th PRA Annual Meeting you'll be getting you'll be getting 5! And to think we just need 15 CPD units per year… Continue reading #PRA2018 PCP Member? Bring Your Cards!
The usual meeting would discuss what's new with a particular disease then leave it up to the participants to decide on how to apply the new learning in actual practice. But this year's PRA Annual Meeting promises to be DIFFERENT by providing scenario-driven discussions of hot topics in Rheumatology and Medicine. The convention also covers… Continue reading #PRA2018 Why Should Doctors Attend
Similar to last year, patients may participate in our rheumatology patient group meeting happening on February 16, 2018 (Friday) starting at 1 PM. Pre-registration should be done with our PRA secretariat prior to the said date as we can only accommodate a limited number of participants. No registration fee will be charged to accepted patients.… Continue reading #PRA2018 What’s in it for Patients?
The convention proper starts on 16 February 2018 but here's an incentive for everyone to arrive a day in advance! The pre-convention is an opportunity for the Association to expand services offered to patients with rheumatic diseases. This year there will be two main pre-convention activities - the Rheumatology Workshop for Nurses and the Rheumatology… Continue reading #PRA2018 Pre Convention
It's time once again to learn and share our experiences in managing patients with rheumatic diseases. This time - it'll not just be between doctors and patients. Joining us are our nurses. We do look forward to seeing you in this year's PRA Annual Meeting. Convention Date: 16-17 February 2018 Pre-Convention: 15 February 2018 Opening… Continue reading #PRA2018 The 24th Annual Meeting
The central program for the PRA 2017 is the one addressing the needs of those with subspecialty training in the field - The Rheumatologists Track. Open to both PRA members and non-members, this track will start on the afternoon of the 23rd and end in the afternoon of the 25th February 2017. The topics are… Continue reading PRA 2017: The Rheumatologists Track
Conrad Hotel will be home for PRA2017. Situated within the Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City, the hotel is close to local attractions (the SM Mall of Asia is within the complex), the business district and the airport. Many would say it is the perfect choice for both business and leisure travelers. Conrad offers… Continue reading Conrad Hotel: Home for PRA2017
The Generalists Track is open to general practitioners, family physicians, internists and specialists with interests in the care of patients with arthritis and rheumatism. The track will run from February 23 afternoon to the whole day of February 24. (Plenary sessions common for all tracks are happening on the morning of the 23rd). The first… Continue reading PRA 2017: The Generalists Track