Washington Rheumatology Alliance 14th Annual Conference

September 17-19, 2021
Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort
7375 Icicle Road
Leavenworth, WA 98826

CME Evaluation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Community Health Network and the Washington Rheumatology Alliance. Community Health Network is accredited by the Indiana State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Community Health Network designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Saturday, September 18, 2021

Osteoporosis Update: Denosumab Transition, Teriparatide Label Change and Much More, Robin Dore, MD
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Immunosuppression: Is It All in Your Head? Robert Ettlinger, MD, FACP
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Pulmonary Involvement in Rheumatic Diseases, Robin Dore, MD
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Steroid Safety: Adrenal Insufficiency “An Endocrine Perspective,” Lynn Kohlmeier, MD
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Improving Recognition and Management of EGPA: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Individualizing Treatment, Michael E. Wechsler, MD
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COVID Vaccines: The Nuanced and the Confounding, Sasha E. Larsen Akins, PhD
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Sunday, September 19, 2021

Not So Rare “Rare Metabolic Bone Diseases” in Rheumatology, Lynn Kohlmeier, MD
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