EULAR Health Professionals Study Groups

EULAR study groups are established networks in their respective fields and play an active part in the research and treatment of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. EULAR has endorsed the following groups within the sphere of health professionals:

EULAR Nurse Research and Strategy Group (REST)

The EULAR nursing Task Force has formulated a research agenda and an educational agenda that increasingly leads to European and global initiatives from rheumatology nurses. It aims to promote excellence in research by nurses, education for nurses and collaboration of nurses.
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Annual progress report 2016

EULAR Clinical Nurse Study Group

This group has identified areas of interest and need for on-going support that encourage wider communication within the EULAR family and encourage greater participation during the Annual EULAR Congress.
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Annual progress report 2016

EULAR Physical Therapists Study Group

This groups purpose is to facilitating communication and collaboration, and meeting to discuss relevant issues for Physical Therapists within the field of Rheumatology. The group is open to Physical Therapists, patients or other health professionals with special interest in Physical Therapy related issue.
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Annual progress report 2016

EULAR Psychology Study Group

The "EULAR psychology study group" provides a platform for researchers, health professionals and patients to promote psychological understanding of rheumatic diseases.
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Annual progress report 2016

EULAR Foot and Ankle Study Group

The purpose of this group is to encourage wider communication within the EULAR family for HPs with an interest in foot and ankle care and to encourage greater participation during the annual EULAR Congress.
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Annual progress report 2016

EULAR Study Group on Patient Education (STOPE)

The overarching aims of STOPE are to (i) promote excellence in patient education research (ii) disseminate research evidence (iii) support implementation of EULAR recommendations that have a patient education approach and (iv) promote collaboration among professionals and patients interested in patient education across Europe.
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Annual report 2017

Related information

Study group application form
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