Clinical Resources

This section features clinical tools and resources the CRA feels will be of interest to members.

Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Systemic Sclerosis in Canada

The Canadian Scleroderma Research Group teamed up with the Australian Scleroderma Interest Group to developed a new set of inclusion/exclusion criteria for stem cell transplantation that can act as guide to Canadian rheumatologists. The criteria were based on the results of a large Delphi survey of SSc experts around the world, with the exception of the interim cardiac exclusion criteria which was based on the opinions of a smaller number of experts. For more information and links to the complete list of specialists and criteria, please read the CRAJ article by Murray Baron, MD, FRCP(C), published July 2020. Read more…

Indigenous Health Resources

The CRA hosts an annual Indigenous Health Competency Workshop for members, and has collected other Indigenous Health resources including an online cultural safety training program, Around the Rheum podcasts on Indigenous Health topics, etc. Read more…

Measurement Framework for IA Models of Care

Development of System-level Performance Measures for Evaluation of Models of Care for Inflammatory Arthritis in Canada. Read more…

MTX info ‘fax-back’ for Pharmacists

Methotrexate remains an important therapeutic agent in Rheumatology, for Rheumatoid arthritis and other systemic and auto-immune diseases.¬†Read more…

Practice Management Tools

Links to practice management¬†tools and resources.¬†Read more…

Referral and Consultation Letters

Example referral and consultation letters.¬†Read more…

RHEDIANT

An electronic rheumatology assessment tool including an electronic homunculus.¬†Read more…

This Changed My Practice

A free online educational initiative from the University¬†of British Columbia¬†Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD).¬†Read more…