The Virtual Rheumatology Program for Fellows in Training (V-FIT) is a collection of online programs developed by rheumatology experts to address specific educational needs of fellows-in-training. V-FIT includes four online courses: Virtual Rheumatology Learning Collaborative (ViRL), Virtual Rheumatology Practicum for Adult Rheumatology Fellows (ViP Adult), Virtual Rheumatology Practicum for Pediatric Rheumatology Fellows (ViP Pediatric), and Virtual Rheumatology Teaching Lessons (ViTLs).
This activity includes 20 activities with online lectures pertaining to pediatric rheumatology.
This program is designed for educational purposes only. The material presented is not intended to represent the only or the best methods appropriate for the medical situations discussed, but rather is intended to present the opinions of the authors or presenters, which may be helpful to other practitioners. Attendees participating in this education activity sponsored by the ACR do so with full knowledge that they waive any claim they may have against the ACR for reliance on any information presented during this educational activity.
The activity was created for fellows-in-training but is also relevant to primary care physicians and other rheumatology professionals, such as registered nurses, nurse practitioners, occupational therapists, physical therapists, pharmacists, physician assistants.
This curriculum includes 20 activities with more than 90 talks in the following topics:
- Connective Tissue Disease-Related Interstitial Lung
- Fever Associated Rheumatic Disorders
- Immunology for Rheumatologists
- Introduction to Pediatric Rheumatology
- Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
- MSK Exam
- MSK Radiology
- Pain Syndromes
- Patient Care
- Pediatric Joint Pain
- Research and Scholarship
- Rheumatologic Emergencies
- Rheumatology and Reproductive Health
- Rheumatology Labs
- Succeeding in Fellowship
- Therapeutics and Injections
Registration is complimentary.
Acknowledgement of Support
The ACR thanks Pfizer, Inc. for independent medical educational grant support of the V-FIT programs.