Industry Symposium: Ways to advance RA care in Australia and Taiwan: a holistic approach

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Date: Tuesday 9 April
Room: Great Hall
Time: 1030 – 1145

A/Prof Fredrick Joshua
A/Prof Song-Chou Hsieh

It is well-known that Rheumatoid Arthritis is a multifaceted disease that needs a holistic approach to provide comprehensive and coordinated treatment solutions for patients. A panel of distinguished Rheumatologists from Australia and Taiwan will present and focus on:

  • How to utilize ultrasound to better manage rheumatoid arthritis from both the physician’s and patient’s perspective
  • How to manage patients with comorbidities and manifestations beyond the joints
  • Show an example of a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to patient care in Australia
  • Highlight challenges of Rheumatic care in Australia and Asia: how can we learn from each other?

This symposium will be dynamic, interactive and allow for audience involvement using your smart phone and/or tablets.


Tuesday 9 April 2019
Time Topic Speaker/s
1030 – 1035 Opening
1035 – 1050 Ultrasound in Rheumatoid Arthritis care: diagnosis and treatment follow-up Dr. Hsin-hua Chen
1050 – 1105 Management of Comorbidities in RA Dr. Yi-Ming Chen
1105 – 1120 Multidisciplinary care in RA Dr. Irwin Lim
1120 – 1140 Panel discussion: the challenges of Rheumatic care in the Asian-pacific region. Dr. Fredrick Joshua
Dr. Song-Chou Hsieh
Dr. Hsin-hua Chen
Dr. Yi-Ming Chen
Dr. Irwin Lim
1140 – 1145 Close