3rd National Adolescent Rheumatolgy Symposium
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3rd National Adolescent Rheumatolgy Symposium

3rd National Adolescent Rheumatolgy Symposium

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Kennedy Lecture Theatre, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute Of Child Health

30 Guilford St

WC1N 1EH

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The Arthritis Research UK Centre for Adolescent Rheumatology at UCL, UCLH and GOSH will be hosting it's third one day National Symposium on Adolescent Rheumatology. The meeting will consist of speakers drawn from UCL, across the UK and internationally, including Professors Monika Østensen, Fiona Powrie, Dan Littman, Steve Ball, Lucy Wedderburn, Drs Ian Giles, Rachel Tattersall, Elena Nikiphorou, Despina Eleftheriou, Lizzy Rosser, Erin Walker, Anne-Marie Boylan, Bruce Paton, Jane Simmonds, Tim Rapley, Ms Emma James and Mr Stuart Moore who will be speaking on a wide range of novel and exciting topics related to adolescent rheumatology. There will also be abstract presentations.

To submit an abstract please email Brenda Bell brenda.bell@ucl.ac.uk

The symposium will be held at the Kennedy Lecture Theatre, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London and will run from 9am – 5pm, followed by a social and networking event.

This meeting has been accredited with 6 CPD credits by the Royal College of Physicians (London) and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

PLEASE NOTE - TICKETS FOR THE SYMPOSIUM ARE FREE TO STUDENTS, AND £50 FOR ALL OTHERS.


PROGRAMME

8.50 - 9.20: Registration and Coffee

9.20 - 9.30: Welcome - David Isenberg

CHAIR: Dr Lori Tucker

Session 1: Contraception and Pregnancy in Young People with autoimmune rheumatic disease.

9.30 - 10.00 What happens to inflammatory arthritis and lupus during pregnancy? Ian Giles

10.00 - 10.30 DMARDS and biologics during pregnancy - what is safe? Monika Østensen

10.30 - 11.00 Tips on talking about sex, contraception and sexual health with young people in clinic. Rachel Tattersall

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee

CHAIR: Dr Debajit Sen

Session 2: Social media and the digital age in Rheumatology.

11.30 - 12.00 Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms - the basics. Elena Nikiphorou

12.00 - 12.30 Developing an app for teenagers with JIA to promote self-management. Despina Eleftheriou

12.30 - 13.00 Abstract presentations (3-6 short presentations)

13.00 - 14.00 LUNCH

CHAIR: Professor Anne Cooke

Session 3A: Microbiome in inflammatory arthritis.

14.00 - 14.30 Gut reaction to intestinal bugs in health and disease. Fiona Powrie

14.30 - 15.00 How does the microbiome program the immune system? Dan Littman

15.00 - 15.30 Microbiome and JIA. Lizzy Rosser

Session 3B: Young person involvement in research and service development

Levinsky Room (Please register for this session)

14.00 - 15.30 Involving young people in health research. Erin Walker

Hearing young people’s voices – Involving young people and improving services. Emma James

Patient involvement in health research and service improvement. Anne-Marie Boylan

Session 3C: Adolescent Rheumatology for allied health professionals

June Lloyd Room (Please register for this session)

14.00 - 15.30 The adolescent knee and sport injuries. Bruce Paton

Measuring change - selecting outcome measures. Jane Simmonds

Foot and ankle considerations in Juvenile Rheumatology - an important area to consider. Stuart Moore

15.30 - 16.00 Tea

CHAIR: Dr John Ioannou

Session 4: Defining and delivering age appropriate care to young people with chronic disease.

16.00 - 16.30 Developmentally appropriate care for young people – more than just transition. Tim Rapley

16.30 - 17.00 Can the NHS deliver the right care to adolescents and young adults with chronic disease? Steve Ball

17.00 - 17.10 Symposium round up and closing remarks. Lucy Wedderburn

17.10 - 18.00 Refreshments and Networking


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