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Course Directors

Leonard H. Calabrese
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO

Department of Rheumatology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

M. Elaine Husni
M. Elaine Husni, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Director, Clinical Outcomes Research
Director, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Treatment Center
Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Faculty

V. Michael Holers, MD

Scoville Professor
Head, Division of Rheumatology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, CO

Accredited by

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education

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Course Description

Learning Objectives
1. Describe the evolution and timing of appearance of RA-related biomarkers in the seropositive disease subset of patients prior to the first development of clinically apparent arthritis.
2. Explain the postulated role of the mucosal immune system in the initial development of antibodies to citrullinated protein/peptide antigens (ACPA).
3. Devise a new therapeutic and diagnostic paradigm that incorporates the evolving science in preclinical RA and will drive the management of individuals who are at high risk for future RA.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2017-Jul-12
Expiration Date:2019-Jul-12
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free

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