Targeting Intracellular Signaling Molecules in the Pursuit of Disease Remission and Comorbid Management of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis


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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM: Registration/Dinner
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Meeting

Residence Inn Chicago Downtown/Loop
11 South LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60603
Meeting Room: LaSalle I&II


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  • Interactive, case-based learning environment
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Andreas Reimold, MD
Rheumatic Diseases Division
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern
Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Maria Greenwald, MD, FACR
MAVEN Rheumatology Consultant
Medical Director, Desert Medical Advances
Palm Desert, CA

Learning Objectives

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

  • Review the systemic pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis as driven by inflammatory effector pathways
  • Discuss the clinical trials data for the efficacy and safety of JAK pathway inhibition in the treatment of moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis
  • Describe the disease-related comorbid changes, their associated risks and management in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Target Audience

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


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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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