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Silvia García

Silvia García

Physiotherapy Diploma, Nursing Diploma, Graduate Certificate Rheumatology Practice, and Master Degree in Nursing Health Science. She has more than 10 years of experience as a Rheumatology Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Moises Broggi Hospital and was nominated as one of the top 20th Healthcare Professionals of the year by the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) for the Parliament of Westminster on the 1st of November 2006.

In the educational field, she is a collaborative teacher at the Physiotherapy Degree of the 3rd year Degree at the UB-EUSES University and has been a collaborative teacher at the Escoles Universitaries Gimbernat (EUG), Universidad Autonoma Barcelona, rheumatology seminar 2nd year Nursing University Degree (from 2012 until 2020).

As a researcher, she takes part in different national and international projects related to the nursing care in rheumatological patients, such as the ORBITA Project (a training Program in the process of nursing care for patients with Axial Spondyloarthritis and/or Psoriatic Arthritis) or the or the GECOAI  project (comorbidities in Inflammatory Arthritis).

Currently, she is a member of the following working groups:

  • European Nursing Working Group STOPE (Study Group on Patient Education)
  • Nursing Work Group of the Spanish Society of Rheumatology (GTE-SER)
  • Nursing Work Group of the Catalan Society of Rheumatology (InfeReuCat)
  • Nursing Work Group at the Consorci Sanitari Integral (Nursescsi), Complexe Hospitalari Moisès Broggi.

Main publications: 

Silvia García Díaz, Jenny de la Torre Aboki. The nursing consultation in Rheumatology. New roles in new scenarios. Rev Rol Enf 2018; 41(3):7.

Primdahl J., Ferreira R.J.O., Garcia-Diaz S., Ndosi M., Palmer D., & van Eijk-Hustings, Y. (2016). Nurses’ Role in Cardiovascular Risk Assessment and Management in People with Inflammatory Arthritis: A European Perspective. Musculoskeletal Care14(3), 133-51.

Garcia-Diaz S, Daniel Roig-Vilaseca, Delia Reina, Dacia Cerdà, Dra Paula Estrada, Vicenç Torrente-Segarra, Ramon Fíguls, Hector Corominas. Development of the Clinical Nursing Consultation in the management of rheumatic diseases”, Acta Rheuma 2014; (1):2-7. doi: 10.3823/1313. 

Garcia-Diaz S, Corominas H. Nurse management of cardiovascular risk factors in rheumatoid arthritis. British Journal of Nursing 2013;22(14):813-7. 

Garcia Diaz S. Patient education and exersise in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Metas de Enferm 2007;10(4):19-23. Estudis: International Degree in Physiotherapy
Assignatures: Rheumatic Pathology (3rd)
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