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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis e-learning platform: RAP-eL

Developed for physiotherapists, the content of this site is also relevant for all health professionals who wish to refresh or expand their disease knowledge and clinical practice skills to optimally manage people with rheumatoid arthritis. The evidence-based content includes learning modules and case studies, with useful evidence lists.

RAP-eL continues to be supported by;

  • Curtin University
  • Arthritis and Osteoporosis WA
  • Arthritis Australia
  • Australian Rheumatology Association
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • MOVE: Muscle, Bone and Joint Health.


RA-3D interactive patient visualisation tool

This tool was developed by AbbVie’s Medical Affairs team. It’s purpose is to enhance communication between the health professional and person with RA, and positively impact disease understanding, illness perceptions and medication necessity beliefs, thereby supporting adherence to recommended management.

The tool and its different components can be tailored by the health professional according to each individual patient’s specific disease status, level of education and level of current understanding.

The concepts included in this RA-3D tool could also be used with patients who have other types of arthritis.

The tool is not intended to be patient led at this point of time, but rather the health professional is to provide verbal explanation alongside the visual representation.

You can view the RA-3D Video demo online.

The RHPA offers these as free downloads to our members who have PCs (our apologies, we do not have a Mac version).

To use, please;

  1. click on the link below to download the files
  2. double-click/right-click->Extract the file once they’ve downloaded to your computer to decompress them
  3. then double-click the resulting .exe files to run them from your PC

Download the RA-3D interactive patient visualisation tool