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Webinar recording: Rheumatoid arthritis - bDMARDs

Speciality Classification
Pharmacists
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 hour
Provider
Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

Rheumatoid arthritis explained

Why is this important?

The optimal management of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) requires effective collaboration between pharmacists, rheumatologists, and patients. During this webinar, a multidisplinary panel will discuss the common myths and misconceptions about the use of methotrexate in the treatment of RA. They will provide guidance on how to educate patients about biosimilar substitution and support those undergoing biologic down-titration.

What is your role?

Pharmacists from varying practice settings including community, hospital, aged care setting, GP clinics, and those conducting medication management reviews have a vital role in educating patients with RA about the medicines used to treat their condition.

What’s in it for you?

Learn how to optimally manage patients with RA including how to address patient concerns about methotrexate, and biosimilar substitution.

Learning Objectives

After viewing this webinar recording, pharmacists should be able to:

  • Explain the role of low-dose methotrexate and folate supplementation in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) management, and address common myths about methotrexate therapy
  • Explain biosimilar substitution and the impact of inadvertent multiple switching to patients
  • Support patients with RA undergoing a b/tsDMARD down-titration process.

CPD Credits

Group 1:  1.00

Type
Delivery
Title
Webinar recording: Rheumatoid arthritis - bDMARDs
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
1 hour
CPD Points
1
Price
Free
Location
Online
Price:
Free
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