Providers

Resources

Following is a list of additional resources for health care providers.

ADVANCED RHEUMATOLOGY COURSE

This course from the American College of Rheumatology is approved for CME credits and assists health care professionals in building competence in the care of patients with rheumatic diseases, including lupus.

THE ROLE OF PERSPECTIVES IN LUPUS CARE

This four-part video series examines how unconscious biases in the thinking of both patients and physicians impacts the diagnosis and treatment of lupus. Essays, quizzes, and additional resources are included.

SICK AND TIRED OF BEING SICK AND TIRED

This data-based vignette provides a real world example of how patient care can be impacted by cultural differences.

CULTURAL AND LINGUISTIC COMPETENCY SELF-ASSESSMENT

The National Center for Cultural Competence at Georgetown University offers a variety of  online self-assessments intended to heighten awareness of the importance of cultural and linguistic competence in various health care settings.

CULTURALLY AND LINGUISTICALLY APPROPRIATE SERVICES E-LEARNING COURSES

Explore the Office of Minority Health’s free continuing education e-learning programs designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, promotores de salud, heath care administrators and other providers to learn about culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS).

PEDIATRIC TO ADULT LUPUS TRANSITION CARE TOOLKIT

The ACR has developed a toolkit to help providers assist in the transition of young adult lupus patients phasing out of their pediatric rheumatologists practice to an adult rheumatologist.