Versus Arthritis

Red Whale and Versus Arthritis have teamed up to offer you this series of FREE MSK webinars, to help build our skills and confidence in this area of primary care

Inflammatory arthritis: Early diagnosis and total control – what can we do in primary care?

Webinar will be available on demand from 22nd October. Early diagnosis of inflammatory arthritis has a massive impact on prognosis. There is a golden window when it can be potentially put in remission. In this webinar we look at how to spot it, the role of investigations in primary care and all aspects of management including an increasingly baffling array of DMARDs and the wider impact of inflammatory arthritis on health and wellbeing. 

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Webinar will be available on demand from 22nd October. Early diagnosis of inflammatory arthritis has a massive impact on prognosis. There is a golden window when it can be potentially put in remission. In this webinar we look at how to spot it, the role of investigations in primary care and all aspects of management including an increasingly baffling array of DMARDs and the wider impact of inflammatory arthritis on health and wellbeing. 

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MSK conditions: a remote assessment survival guide webinar - Available On Demand

MSK presentations make up about 30% of primary care consultations. In this webinar, we consider how we can best assess common MSK presentations using remote consultations, how and when to adapt our examination techniques and how best to offer advice and support to promote self-management and keeping active. Join us to find out more.

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MSK presentations make up about 30% of primary care consultations. In this webinar, we consider how we can best assess common MSK presentations using remote consultations, how and when to adapt our examination techniques and how best to offer advice and support to promote self-management and keeping active. Join us to find out more.

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Supporting Rheumatology patients during COVID-19 Webinar

Red Whale and Versus Arthritis are teaming up again to bring you a FREE webinar on “Supporting rheumatology patients during COVID-19”.

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Red Whale and Versus Arthritis are teaming up again to bring you a FREE webinar on “Supporting rheumatology patients during COVID-19”.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been an anxious time for everyone, but perhaps particularly for our very high risk patients who have been asked to shield. There has been much confusion and challenge in accurately identifying these patients and the wider implications for their physical and mental health. In this webinar our MSK team is joined by Dr Danny Murphy and look at:
•    Risk stratification and shielding.
•    DMARD monitoring and what to do if a patient on a DMARD gets COVID-19.
•    Drug dilemmas: steroids, NSAIDs and bone protection.
•    Who still needs referral and how do we assess patients with a potentially new inflammatory arthritis…remotely!
•    Where can we signpost patients for trusted support and advice at this time?

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Gout - how can we do it better?

Gout is the most common chronic inflammatory arthritis and data shows it is undertreated in primary care. It holds an odd status as a condition that many patients feel ‘embarrassed’ to have and that many of us smile as we discuss! Join us to find out more!

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Gout is the most common chronic inflammatory arthritis and data shows it is undertreated in primary care. It holds an odd status as a condition that many patients feel ‘embarrassed’ to have and that many of us smile as we discuss! Join us to find out more!

We'll cover:

  • Diagnosis of gout.
  • How we should talk about it and how Versus Arthritis can support our patients.
  • How and when to start disease modifying treatments.
  • Gout as a marker for metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk.
  • The impact of lifestyle interventions.
  • How we could adopt a different model of care making use of some of our ever growing multi-disciplinary team.

The webinar was first broadcast on 25th February 2020.

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Chronic Pain: why it can only be in the brain

We discuss a radical new perspective on the neurolobiology of chronic pain and how this can revolutionise our practice.

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We discuss a radical new perspective on the neurolobiology of chronic pain and how this can revolutionise our practice.

What we cover:

  • How chronic pain poses a major challenge in modern medicine.
  • We share our understanding of the neurobiology of chronic pain.
  • How this changes the support we give our chronic pain patients.
  • Subject of much media attention: the downsides of opiates and pentinoids.
  • New tips and strategies for managing chronic pain.

The webinar was first broadcast on 3rd December 2019.

 

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Osteoarthritis: primary care matters

We blow apart those myths around ‘wear and tear’ and discuss the holy grail of engaging patients in self-management.

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We blow apart those myths around ‘wear and tear’ and discuss the holy grail of engaging patients in self-management.

What we cover:

  • Diving into the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis.
  • Using this to explain the condition to patients and promote self-care.
  • What works… and what doesn’t?
  • What is the role of drugs in this post-opiate era?
  • How can we effectively promote exercise?
  • Lots of great resources to signpost our patients to.

The webinar was first broadcast on 17th October 2019.

 

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