Dear Health Professional colleague in Paediatric Rheumatology!!!

Dear nurses, nurse practioners, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, sports scientists, podiatrists, physiatrists, social workers, educational staff and other allied professionals,

This year it will be the first face-to face PReS congress since 2018!!

It is with great pleasure to share with you below the 5 Health Professional Sessions within the next PReS Congress 20 - 23 September in Prague.

Besides the HP sessions there are many other sessions, poster tours, sponsored lunch sessions, exhibitions and network opportunities as the free welcome reception and the optional congress diner.

Early bird registration closes 16th June:
If you want to register as PReS member you can fill in a survey on the PReS website and you will receive a pdf which can be used as CV.

Register now






Early bird
(Until 16 June)

(Until 28 August)

(From 29 August)

Early bird
(Until 16 June)

(Until 28 August)

(From 29 August)

PReS Member

€ 525.00

€ 580.00

€ 700.00

€ 180.00

€ 200.00

€ 250.00

PReS Non-member

€ 580.00

€ 670.00

€ 810.00

€ 250.00

€ 280.00

€ 350.00

PReS Member - Trainee/AHP/Researcher

€ 300.00

€ 350.00

€ 460.00

€ 120.00

€ 130.00

€ 160.00

PReS Non-member - Trainee/AHP/Researcher

€ 350.00

€ 400.00

€ 525.00

€ 160.00

€ 170.00

€ 210.00

YIM meeting and PReS 2022 congress registration*

€ 150.00

€ 175.00

€ 230.00

Not available

Not available

Not available

Allied Health Professionals Programme


Tuesday 20 September 2022

14:15 - 16:15

South Room 222
HP Kick-off meeting

Wednesday 21 September 2022

10:30 - 12:00

Terrace 2A
I like to move it, move it!
10:30 Patient perspective on exercise:  boring, benefits or bonus?
Polly Livermore (UK)
10:40 Recommandations on physical activity and sports for children and adolescents with JIA
Florian Milatz (DE)
10:55 Exercise in JDM, when and how to start for optimal outcomes?
Sue Maillard (UK)
11:10 Exercise in juvenile spondylarthropathy
Deniz Bayraktar (TR)
11:25 Live discussion
17:30 - 19:00 South Hall 2
Mini-Workshop: Outcome measurement on physical activity

Cycle test

Mette Nørgard (DK)


Workshop leader

Sarah Rostlund


Physical activity: Actigraph and PA questionnaires

Devrim Can Sarac (TR)

Florian Milatz (DE)

Thursday 22 September 2022

15:15 - 16:45 Terrace 2A
Crossing borders to relieve pain and symptoms
15:15 The role of the nurse in the care for children and youngsters with ped rheumatology
Norma O'Keeffe (IE)
15:30 Understanding biomechanics problems and setting an exercise program in JIA
Nilay Arman (TR)
15:45 Family centred care in Brasil for childen with pediatric rheumatic diseases
Claudio Len (BR)
16:00 TBC
16:15 Live discussion

Friday 23 September 2022

14:00 - 15:30 Terrace 2A
Approaches to overcome daily life consequences of reumatic diseases
14:00 Early psychological diagnosis and interventions to prevent pain chronification and to improve quality of life in rheumatic diseases
Lea Höfel (DE)
14:15 Cognitive and psychosocial outcome in children with MIS-C: neuropsychological assessment and psychological intervensions
David Gosar (PS)
14:30 Inspiratory muscle testing and training in children with JIA
Devrim Can Sarac (TR)
14:45 Coping with symptoms in school  and leisure ( family and social activities)
Joanna Willen (BE)
15:00 Live discussion

Best regards,


Jeannette Cappon,

HP Chair PReS Council, Ped PT-Msc Reade, Amsterdam Netherlands


I encourage you to become a PReS member in the future to visualize and formalize our community by names and numbers. More members will facilitate endorsement of educational and research activities by sponsors and by the PReS Council.