Continuing Education

The Lupus Foundation of America creates professional education opportunities in support of its mission to be a valuable resource to health care professionals and deliver state-of-the-science programs. Here you can find evidence-based learning opportunities created for various members of the care team on specific topics like diagnosis, treatment, outcomes, and pathogenesis.  

Clinical Advances in Lupus: Practice Pearls

This program delivers a state-of-the-science continuing medical education for health care professionals treating people with lupus. Topics covered include: Advances in Pathogenesis and Genetics, Lupus Outcomes: Bones, Heart, Cancer, and State of Lupus Treatment.

  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • Target Audience: This activity is designed to meet the continuing educational needs of specialist in rheumatology, immunology, internal medicine and family practice. Physician Assistants may also benefit from this activity.

Lupus, Deciphering the Clues 

This program is an American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation approved program that provides an overview of lupus diagnosis and treatments for nurses, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians. The goal is to increase awareness among health care professionals for lupus so it is recognized and treated earlier, and to educate the community on the treatment options available for people with lupus.

  • Two contact hour course

Lupus Initiative

The Lupus Initiative®is designed to reduce health disparities experienced by people with lupus.  CME/CE through this initiative is provided by the ACR/ARHP. These free programs are designed to improve quality of care in those with or at risk for developing lupus.  

  • One hour of learning is equal to one credit hour

If you would like specific topics covered, please contact us at outreach@lupus.org.