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Rheumatology for Primary Care Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine and American Medical Seminars, Inc. , Hyatt at Sarasota Bay, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, Florida
February 14-18, 2000 (8:00am-12:15pm)

Continuing Medical Education (CME) - 14th Annual Series of Primary Care: Live presentations, accredited by ACCME (20 Hours Category 1 AMA, AAFP Prescribed, ACOG Cognates, and Category 1 ACEP), with a detailed syllabus. Also, home study courses and audio tapes available. Popular morning sessions allow participants time for study, family activities, and recreation. World famous beaches, tennis, golf, water sports, fishing; Ringling Museum, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, the Asolo Theater, Opera House, Selby Gardens, and Mote Marine Laboratory/Aquarium; less than two hours drive to Disney World, Sea World and other Florida's attractions.

Day 1: Clinical Approach to the Patient with Rheumatic Disease (Ayoub). Laboratory and Radiological Tests in Rheumatology (Ayoub). Bursitis, Tendonitis and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Brent). Intraarticular and Soft Tissue Injections (Brent).

Day 2: Spondyloarthropathies (Brent). Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies (Brent). Crystal Arthopathies (Ayoub). Vasculitis (Ayoub).

Day 3: Clinical Aspects of Rheumatoid Arthritis (Ayoub). Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (Ayoub). Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (Brent). Fibromyalgia (Brent).

Day 4: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Brent). Scleroderma (Brent). NSAIDs and COX-2 Inhibitors (Ayoub). Osteoporosis (Ayoub).

Day 5: Osteoarthritis (Brent). Septic Arthritis (Brent). Interactive Case Presentations-Part I (Ayoub). Interactive Case Presentations-Part II (Ayoub).

For more detailed information, please see our web site (, or e-mail us (, or call us (800-325-1961; 941-388-1766), or fax us (941-365-7073), or write to: American Medical Seminars, Inc., P.O. Box 6129, Sarasota, Florida 34278-6129, USA.

Organized by:

American Medical Seminars, Inc.

Invited Speakers:

Lawrence H. Brent, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine; Head of the Division of Rheumatology, Albert Einstein Medical Center, and William T. Ayoub, M.D., Associate, Department of Rheumatology, Penn State Geisinger Health Systems.

Deadline for Abstracts:



Regular Registration: $595.00 (Non-Physician/Resident $495.00);
Please note that to receive Regular Registration Rate, fees must be postmarked not less than 30 days prior to program start date. Late Registration Rate is $645.00 (Non-Physician/Resident $545.00).
Email for Requests and Registration:

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