Rheumatology Nurses Society

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Rheumatology Nurses Society

 •  August 4, 2016

We are well underway our 9th annual RNS Conference and it's already a hit with all our attendees.
Very few people leave RNS Conference the way they came in.
Here are 5 things you’re sure to walk away with attending the RNS Conference:
1. CLARITY: RNS will help you understand and gain experience with practical applications for your patients' care...

Rheumatology Nurses Society

 •  February 29, 2016

SILVER SPRING, Md. — February 29, 2016 — The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the Rheumatology Nurses Society (RNS), a nonprofit organization representing nurses who are engaged in clinical practice, education, and research for the care of patients with rheumatic disease, announced the launch of a new certification through portfolio...

Rheumatology Nurses Society

 •  February 2, 2016

Q&A with Iris Zink, MSN, RN, ANP-BC President, Rheumatology Nurses Society What are some of the ways that rheumatologic diseases can affect a woman’s physical sexual function? Sexual function can be affected in various ways, depending on a person’s unique diagnosis. For example, both Sjögren’s syndrome and systemic lupus cause vaginal and oral...

Rheumatology Nurses Society

 •  December 16, 2015

The Rheumatology Nurses Society (RNS) partnered with GlaxoSmithKline​ (GSK) in the development of a new series of patient education tools to encourage productive communication between patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and their healthcare team. The program features content that will help you educate your patients on the impact of...

Rheumatology Nurses Society

 •  September 14, 2015

Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) September 14, 2015 – The Rheumatology Nurses Society (RNS) fully supports the role and the scope of practice of the registered nurse (RN) in the infusion suite. This includes the preparation of products for infusion. While “compounding” is a separately regulated field, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) states “compounding ...

Rheumatology Nurses Society

 •  August 20, 2015

Sobi, Inc. has received product complaints regarding the presence of solid material visible on the surface of the needle of Kineret® (anakinra) prefilled syringes from different batches. Syringes, including the needle, should be thoroughly inspected after removal of the needle shield immediately prior to use. Unaffected syringes can be used. ...

Rheumatology Nurses Society

 •  May 7, 2015

Eleven biopharmaceutical companies have formed a nonprofit coalition group dedicated to advancing public awareness, adoption, and access to biosimilars. The new Biosimilars Forum’s website is http://www.biosimilarsforum.org. Companies represented are: Actavis, Amgen, Boehringer Ingelheim, Coherus BioSciences, EMD Serono, Hospira, Merck, Pfizer, ...

Rheumatology Nurses Society

 •  March 3, 2015

The Rheumatology Nurses Society (RNS) is dedicated to the public’s expectation of excellence in care and safe practice for patients with rheumatic diseases.It is the position of the RNS that biologic infusions are administered in an infusion center, provider’s office, or hospital under the direct supervision of a registered nurse (RN), as defined ...

Rheumatology Nurses Society

 •  February 25, 2015

The Rheumatology Nurses Society (RNS) announces the release of the first edition of the Core Curriculum for Rheumatology Nursing, a 484-page hardcover textbook. A team of 26 rheumatology nurse authors, five section editors, and other experts in education, research, and publishing were led by the Editorial Board of four recognized rheumatology ...

Rheumatology Nurses Society

 •  January 29, 2015

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), often seen in women of childbearing age, is an autoimmune disease that affects multiple organ systems. To ensure optimal maternal and fetal health outcomes, proper disease management is key when caring for this high-risk population. Ideally, providers and patients should work together to plan a pregnancy when ...