Managing Cardiovascular Issues in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Managing a Non-Responder to Methotrexate
0.75 ANCC Contact Hours 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
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Marc D. Cohen, MD

Marc D. Cohen, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver, Colorado

Dr. Cohen attended medical school at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, DC, and went on to complete an internship in Internal Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a fellowship in Rheumatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Dr. Cohen is a fellow of the Arthritis and Rheumatism Association, an associate of the American College of Physicians, and a member of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine. In addition, he was awarded Teacher of the Year 11 years consecutively, and was the first member of the Teacher of the Year Hall of Fame at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville. Dr. Cohen has presented at meetings and symposia around the world, and has authored over 50 articles in journals such as Arthritis & Rheumatism. He is currently an advisory editor for Arthritis & Rheumatism. Dr. Cohen has also authored several book chapters on rheumatology and on medical education.

Jacqueline Fritz, RN, MSN, CNS

Jacqueline Fritz, RN, MSN, CNS
Medical Advancement Center
Critical Care and Rheumatology Specialist
Cypress, California

Jacqueline Fritz, RN, MSN, CNS, is owner and Coordinator of Education at the Medical Advancement Center in Cypress, CA, where she teaches RN/BSN programs at various facilities. She is also a Critical Care Clinical Nurse Consultant to many acute care facilities in the California area, such as Cigna, Arcadia Methodist, and Doctor's Hospital of Lakewood. She is also an ACLS affiliate and West Coast Regional Director responsible for training and supervising ACLS courses in Los Angeles and Orange County.   

Vivian Stone, MD

Vivian Stone, MD
Department of Rheumatology
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

Dr. Stone is a rheumatologist at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. Her medical interests include inflammatory arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and connective tissue diseases.
1. Implement evidence-based guidelines into practice as warranted for the treatment of specific subsets of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)