L&H - Campus online
Understanding Autoimmune Disease
by John Cummins (Australia)
25 August 2020

Understand the causes and mechanisms of Autoimmune disease

Targeted attendees

Junior to Senior


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  • What is autoimmune disease – how is it defined ?

  • Understand the causes and mechanisms of autoimmune diseases

  • Understand the pathology of  autoantibodies and their relationship to autoimmune diseases

  • Understand the  principles of diagnosis of autoimmune diseases utilizing clinical  diagnostic criteria

  • Understand the natural history incorporating  2 common autoimmune diseases – Systemic lupus erythematosus and Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Discuss 2 cases studies at underwriting  level , one each of Systemic lupus erythematosus and Rheumatoid arthritis.

25 August 2020 AET (Australian Eastern Time)