A 3D View – Inhibiting Structural Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis:
Reducing Inflammation With Targeted Therapies


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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM: Registration/Lunch
1:15 PM – 2:45 PM: CME Symposium

Omni Atlanta
100 CNN Center NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Meeting Room: Grand Ballroom C, North Tower, M4

– 3D Glasses provided to enhance learning experience
– Interactive, case-based learning environment
– Create your own personalized poster


Daniel E. Furst, MD, MACR
Professor Emeritus of Rheumatology and Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Washington, Seattle WA
University of Florence, Florence, Italy

Joel Kremer, MD, FACR, MACR
Pfaff Family Professor of Medicine
Albany Medical College
Albany, New York

Learning Objectives

After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Review clinical trial data supporting medical society recommendations for patients with treatment-resistant RA
  • Review current guidelines for RA, with focus on diagnosis and treating-to-target
  • Describe the role of inflammatory cytokines in the pathogenesis of RA, both articularly and systemically
  • Discuss the use of cytokine inhibition as a treat-to-target strategy in patients with treatment-resistant RA

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of primarily rheumatologists with a secondary audience of internists and allied healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.


Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This CME activity is planned and produced in accordance with ACCME Essentials.


Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.


Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the long-term treatment and management of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

CNE Credits:1.5 ANCC Contact Hour(s)


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