Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology - ECM

As a further development of its top level editorial activities, Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology has also become a CME recognised provider for the Italian Ministry of Health, and has focused its attention on the organization of national and international residential courses in rheumatology, obtaining both national and European credits (UEMS).

Courses organized by Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology since 2005:

Every two years:

Under the auspices of EULAR (European League against Rheumatism), and aimed at young rheumatologists under 40 years of age, the course has been designed to provide comprehensive intensive training on various aspects of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
The following editions have been organized in Pisa, Italy:

2005: II EULAR Course on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
2007: III EULAR Course on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
2009: IV EULAR Course on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
2011: V EULAR Course on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
2013: VI EULAR Scientifically Endorsed Course on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Since 2006: National Course for Research Nurses in Rheumatology

Residential national course for nurses involved with clinical research in rheumatology, organized bi-annually in collaboration with Prof. Walter Grassi (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy).

Every year:

Since 2006: Theoretical-Practical Course on Rare Diseases in Rheumatology "Alessandro Lupoli"

Residential national course for fellows attending the last year of the Specialty School in Rheumatology.

Since 2009: Residential Course on Musculoskeletal ultrasound

Residential course for young rheumatologists, offering an intensive individualized training with a tutor for every 3 participants to guarantee a proper interaction between teacher and learner. 

Who

Since 2006 Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology is a Provider dealing with international, national and local Continuing Medical Education activities aimed at physicians interested in rheumatology, internal medicine, clinical immunology and research nurses in rheumatology.

Where

Scientific events are organized in appropriate facilities which can guarantee the logistic and organizational quality of the service offered, with residential courses and/or dedicated publications.

What

The Scientific Committee organizes both international and national events: educational international projects are endorsed and approved by EULAR (European League Against Rheumatism) with recognized European accreditation (U.E.M.S. European Union of Medical Specialists), while national events are organized under the patronage of the Italian Society of Rheumatology (SIR).

Why

Our editorial experience of more than 25 years has led to a stable organization which has allowed us to manage the human and economic resources needed for the organization of educational events.

When

Every two years
EULAR Course on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
National Course for Research Nurses in Rheumatology.
Every year
Theoretical-Practical Course on Rare Diseases in Rheumatology “Alessandro Lupoli”
Residential Course on Musculoskeletal ultrasound