SCIENTIFIC CONTENT

The course will give a comprehensive update on clinical presentation, risk factors epidemiology, pathogenesis and management of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). The course program follows the requirements of the European syllabus for training in pediatric rheumatology approved by PReS and European Academy of Pediatrics.

OBJECTIVES

Summarize current knowledge in JIA
Discuss real-life clinical situations in patients with JIA based on case presentations

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Tadej Avcin - Chair (Ljubljana, Slovenia), Rolando Cimaz (Florence, Italy), Michael Hofer (Lausanne, Switzerland), Alberto Martini (Genoa, Italy), Berent Prakken (Utrecht, The Netherlands), Eve Smith (Liverpool, UK), Carine Wouters (Leuven, Belgium), Nico Wulffraat (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Tadej Avcin - Chair, Stefan Blazina, Mateja Hren, Lili Jug, Branka Kenda, Anja Koren Jeverica, Gasper Markelj, Anja Skrbec, Natasa Toplak, Mojca Zajc Avramovic, Tina Vesel

MAIN ORGANIZER

Paediatric Rheumatology European Society (PReS)

CO-ORGANIZER

Department of Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana
Department of Allergology, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Children’s Hospital, University Medical Centre Ljubljana

PReS
UKC Ljubljana
MF Ljubljana