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RhAPP Fourth Annual National Conference Slides

Parallel Sessions: Fundamentals

Vasculitis - Fundamentals
Tiffany Clark, FNP-C

PsA – Fundamentals
Christy Vath, PA-C

axSpA – Fundamentals
Daric Mueller, PA-C

SLE from A to Z
Candace Ryan, PA-C

Parallel Sessions: Advanced

PsA – Advanced
William Saalfeld, DNP and Katie Springer, PA-C

axSpA – Advanced
Eric J. Campbell, PA-C and Michele Cerra, MSN, FNP-C 

Vasculitis – Advanced
Naomi Amudala, FNP and Rachael Perritt, PharmD

Lupus – Advanced: Give it a Trial
Monica Richey, MSN, ANP-BC and Danielle Gatti-Palumbo, PharmD

D2T RA and Extra-Articular Manifestations of RA
Jeannette Hart, PA-C and Sheilagh McCauley, MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC

Parallel Sessions: Pediatrics

Pediatric Vasculitis/GPA
Annelle Reed, NP-C

Pediatric Sjogren's
Deborah Durkee, NP

Pediatric IgA Vasculitis
Holly Reid, CPNP-C



Betsy Kirchner, NP and Amanda Mixon PA-C

Emergency Rheumatology

Julie Keegan Strosser, PA-C

Ultrasound Boot Camp

Nate Mathews, RMSK

Basic Joint Injections: Shoulder, Knee, Hip

Shannon Ghizzoni, PA-C; Andrea Mace, MS, PA-C; Jennifer McGill , PA-C; and Jennifer Simpson, DNP

Workup of Joint Pain

Brittany Sedlacek, PA-C and Sarah Wilmsmeyer, PA-C

Beyond Steroids: Reviewing and Exploring New Treatments in Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)

Danielle Gatti-Palumbo, PharmD

Biologics Update for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Elizabeth Kirchner, DNP

Health Maintenance and Reproductive Management in Women with Rheumatic Disease

Stephanie Reyes, PA-C and Elaine Zobrist, AGNP


Heather Finlayson, PA-C

Pediatric Rheumatology Basics for the Novice APP: 
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Periodic Fever and Autoinflammatory Syndromes

Holly Reid, CPNP-C and Ingrid Pan, PharmD

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Rheumatology

Chris Title, FNP-BC and Iris Zink, NRPC

DEXA Imaging

Wendy Simmons, PA-C, DFAAPA and Michele Volansky, PA-C

Introduction to Salivary Gland Ultrasound

Nate Mathews, RMSK

Ultrasound Boot Camp

Nate Mathews, RMSK


Eileen Lydon, ANP-BC and Patty Travis, CNP

Rheumatology Specialty Labs

Rana Aoufe, PA-C and Sylvia Phommalinh, PA-C

Burnout Intervention Workshop

Heidi Brown Posey, PA-C and Talia Sierra, PA-C

Interpreting Clinical Research

Amber Hudgins, PharmD

Ophthalmoscope and Capillaroscopy - Hands On

Brandon Ko, DNP and Brandon Runyon, OD

Key Principles in Comanaging Ocular Inflammation and Dry Eye Symptoms

Brandon Runyon, OD


Jessica Farrell, PharmD and Christina Starks, MPA, PA-C

Rheumatology Labs: Discover Your Detective Abilities

Jackie Fritz, RN, BSN, MSN, CNS, PHN, RN-BC

Clinical Pearls for the APP New to Rheumatologyrosis

Kyle George, PA-C

Crystallizing the Latest Developments in Gout

Kris Giani, PA-C and Jessica Michaud, PharmD

Pediatric Rheumatology Basics for the Novice APP: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Juvenile Dermatomyositis

Ingrid Pan, PharmD and Michelle Sutter, CPNP-PC

The APP's Guide to Diagnosing and Managing Takayasu's Arteritis

Naomi Amudala, FNP and Stacey Johnson, NP

Shoulder ExaminationAnatomy and Pathology

Nate Mathews, RMSK

Ultrasound Pathology

McKenna Cornforth, BSN and Nate Mathews, RMSK

Biosimilars – Where We Are Today

Tanya Golovanoff PharmD and Steven Sica PharmD

Bugs & Drugs

Tony Mixon, PharmD

Interventional Procedures in Management of Low Back Pain

Vanessa Hill, NP-C and Vaheed Sevvom, PA-C


Wendy Simmons, PA-C, DFAAPA

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