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Early RA Workshop Series Spring 2018

Early RA Support and Education Program March-June 2018

Early RA Workshop Series Spring

The Early RA Support and Education Program Spring 2018 Workshop Series A Free Workshop Series for People with Early or Newly Diagnosed Rheumatoid Arthritis Coordinator: Joan Westreich, LCSW-R Co-Facilitators: Linda Leff, BSN, MPA, RN, NE-BC; Margaret O’Donohue, MSN, RN Medical Advisor: Theodore Fields, MD, FACP Monday, March 12, 2018 IN CONVERSATION WITH YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT RA: HOW TO SPEAK AND BE HEARD Speakers: Linda Leff, BSN, MPA, RN, NE-BC Patient Care Director, Infusion Therapy Unit, Hospital for Special Surgery Adena Batterman, MSW, LCSW Senior Manager, Inflammatory Arthritis Support and Education Programs Hospital for Special Surgery Monday, April 16, 2018 UNDERSTANDING LABORATORY RESULTS Speaker: Dalit Ashany, MD Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College Monday, May 21, 2018 MANAGING YOUR ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING (ADLS) WITH RA Speaker: John Indalecio, OTR/L, CHT, MS Occupational Therapist Certified Hand Therapist Hospital for Special Surgery MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2018 PHYSICAL THERAPY, EXERCISE AND MOVEMENT FOR RA Speaker: Katherine Wilson, PT, DPT Physical Therapist Hospital for Special Surgery Pre-Screening and registration are required for attendance • Commitment to attend all four workshops is strongly encouraged Location: Registration: Richard L. Menschel Education Center Conference Room A, 2nd floor Hospital for Special Surgery • 535 East 70th Street • New York, NY 10021 Please contact Joan Westreich for more information and required pre-screening and registration, at: 212.774.7378 or westreichj@hss.edu. Space is limited. This program is a collaboration of Hospital for Special Surgery Inflammatory Arthritis Center, the Department of Social Work Programs and the Department of Nursing. The Hospital for Special Surgery is an affiliate of New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and Weill Cornell Medicine. We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of CKEW Foundation, The Benjamin Slome Charitable Foundation, and Middle Road Foundation.