GLOBAL EDUCATION VIRTUAL SEMINARS 2021

Videos from the GRAPPA SPARTAN monthly series of six 90-minute global seminars are now provided. These seminars will provide up-to-date knowledge and skills to advance your medical competence and performance in managing patients with psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, and axial spondyloarthritis.

January 2021: Clinical Features, Classification, and Epidemiology
This seminar, led by experts in the field, will briefly review the epidemiology, diagnosis (based on clinical features), and how the disease fits into the taxonomy of similar disorders in this field. Highlights include patient insights and conversations with the experts during the live question & answer sessions.

January 26, 2021: https://youtu.be/Us7p91opFuw

January 28, 2021: https://youtu.be/poUDZtMiPts


February 2021: Emerging Concepts in Genetics and Pathogenesis

The second seminar of the series is about disease mechanisms and genetics. We will discuss similarities and differences between psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis and axial spondyloarthritis focusing on pathways that are important to understand current (and future) therapies.

February 23, 2021: https://youtu.be/ZE1hGE_hJJ0

February 25, 2021:  https://youtu.be/ocEqk398Gzs


March 2021: Assessing Disease Activity in Clinical Practice: Advice From Experts

The third seminar of the series, led by experts in the field, will briefly review the ways of assessing psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis and axial spondyloarthritis in the clinic environment, given the usual constraints of time. Single domain and composite measures will be examined, and practical suggestions on a comprehensive approach will be shared. Highlights include patient insights and conversations with experts during the live question & answer session.

March 30, 2021: https://youtu.be/onwUIY2eqN4

March 31, 2021: https://youtu.be/tdmghdmduU0


April 2021: Updates on Comorbidities and Burden to Patients
In this fourth seminar we will discuss comorbidities of psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, and axial spondyloarthritis focusing on cardiovascular disease, uveitis and gut/microbiome. Highlights include patient insights on their experiences and conversations with experts during live question & answer session.

April 20, 2021: https://youtu.be/vsvTGW8BWz4

April 22, 2021: https://youtu.be/IWhfnK5zNhM

May 2021: Treatment: Global Perspectives and New Therapies in Development
We will review current and emerging pharmacologic treatments of psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, and axial spondyloarthritis, presented by experts in each condition. Topics will include principles and goals of treatment, treatment guidelines, efficacy and safety data on the different classes of medications used for each condition, and practical points on therapeutic decision-making. The live panel session includes expert as well as patient discussion and question & answer.

May 25, 2021: https://youtu.be/sJHVL6NO6zY

May 27, 2021: https://youtu.be/cEDTVSwZaEo