Free Online Course on World Arthritis Day 2023: Understanding Imaging of Arthritis

Every year, on October 12thWorld Arthritis Day (WAD) is held to raise global awareness about rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, often referred to as RMDs. With about 200 of these conditions, some still relatively unknown, this year’s World Arthritis Day is themed “Living With an RMD at all stages of life.” It places a strong emphasis on highlighting patients’ experiences and the progression of these diseases.

To explore the various presentations of RMDs and their impact on patients’ lives, we have carefully selected intriguing cases. In our free online course, you’ll have the opportunity to delve deeper into a select group of arthritides, while distinguished experts in their respective fields share the latest discoveries in diagnostics and research.

Join Us for a Free Online Course via Zoom

In alignment with the spirit of #WorldArthritisDay, we are excited to offer a free online course titled “Understanding Imaging of Arthritis.” This course (🇬🇧) is specially crafted to empower medical professionals like you with the expertise required to identify various forms of arthritis through imaging. Join us online to learn about up-to-date aspects of imaging in rheumatology, such as gender-specific analysis of the sacroiliac jointsdiabetic foot arthropathy, and the use of artificial intelligence.

Take a sneak peek at the agenda below.


October 12th, 2023
19:00 CEST (See it in your time zone!)

19:00 (CEST) Welcome and Introduction Eva Reidemeister & Kay G. Hermann
19:05 (CEST) Shape Variants of the Sacroiliac Joints — Do They Contribute to axSpA? Katharina Ziegeler
19:20 (CEST) Q&A
19:25 (CEST) Artificial Intelligence in Rheumatology Denis Poddubnyy
19:40 (CEST) Q&A
19:45 (CEST) Let’s Not Tiptoe Around the Tingling! X-Ray Evaluation of the Diabetic Foot Marlena Jbara
20:00 (CEST) Q&A
20:05 (CEST) Adjourn

About the Experts

Expert Knowledge for You and the Opportunity to Ask Questions

At our free online course for World Arthritis Day (WAD) you can study the selected cases in detail on your own device using the BerlinCaseViewer. Prepare yourself now and download the BCV app right away.

The Radiologist Kay G. Hermann and the online editor Eva Reidemeister are eagerly looking forward to your participation. They will both guide you through the approximately one-hour event and moderate the Q&A session after each lecture, where you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions. We will be recording the event for you to reaccess it whenever you’d like.

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