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CPD at Dusk: Rheumatology Pearls You Need To Know

Location: Medical Education Centre & Web-conferencing, St. John's

Date: 19 April 2018


Location is Medical Education Centre room 1M101

Registration Fees

$0.00Complimentary Registration
$0.00Webinar - Complimentary

Learning Objectives

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

  • Apply assessment strategies to facilitate early diagnosis of inflammatory arthritis
  • Describe the benefits and risks of biologics and non-biologics in the treatment of inflammatory arthritis
  • Recognize rheumatological emergencies in primary care
  • Demonstrate family physician’s roles in diagnosis and management of gout
  • Review current community support services

This continuing professional development (CPD) program has been designed to consider the CanMEDS Physician Competency Framework, including the roles of: Medical Expert, Communicator, Collaborator, Health Advocate, Manager, Scholar and Professional.

Program Agenda

Thursday, April 19, 2018
6:00 PM
CPD at Dusk: Inflammatory Arthritis
Presenter: Dr. Natalia Pittman
7:30 PM


  • Natalia Pittman, MSc, FRCPC
    Clinical Assistant Professor Medicine (Rheumatology)
    Faculty of Medicine, MUN 


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Funds in support of this CME activity were provided as an educational grant to Memorial University. The funds were independently allocated and disbursed in accordance with current CMA guidelines. An educational grant to help support this program provided by:

The Office of Professional Development (OPD), Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows OPD to assign credits for educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.