Review of Systemic Autoimmune Disease and Treatment
Friday, February 28, 2014: 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
Convention Center, Upper Level, Ballroom 6B
3.00 CME/ 3.60 CE
Arnold I. Levinson , MD FAAAAI
Learning Objectives:
  1. Interpret screening and follow-up reflex testing in the diagnosis of autoimmune disease
  2. Review the latest treatment guidelines for rheumatoid arthritis
  3. Describe the organ systems lupus can affect and the downstream sequelae of complement activation
2:00 PM
Update on Laboratory Diagnosis of Systemic Autoimmune Disease
David P. Huston, MD FAAAAI
2:30 PM
ACR Updated Recommendations for Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs and Biologic Agents in the Treatment of RA
Arthur Kavanaugh, MD FAAAAI
3:00 PM
Question & Answer
3:15 PM
The Spectrum of Vasculitis: New Insights into Pathogenesis and Treatment
Richard Keating, MD
3:45 PM
New Treatment Modalities for Lupus
Mary Anne Dooley, MD
4:15 PM
Susceptibility to Infections in Autoimmune Disease: Is it the Disease or the Treatment?
John J. Cush, MD
4:45 PM
Question & Answer
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