Overview

The high prevalence of osteoarthritis and its substantial burden at both the individual and healthcare system levels demands sound knowledge and clinical skills in diagnosing and managing the disease. The purpose of this course is to provide healthcare professionals with the information necessary to adequately assess osteoarthritis symptoms, treat osteoarthritis patients based on evidence-based guidelines, and appropriately refer to specialists. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance ...
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Osteoarthritis

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Overview

The high prevalence of osteoarthritis and its substantial burden at both the individual and healthcare system levels demands sound knowledge and clinical skills in diagnosing and managing the disease. The purpose of this course is to provide healthcare professionals with the information necessary to adequately assess osteoarthritis symptoms, treat osteoarthritis patients based on evidence-based guidelines, and appropriately refer to specialists. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

1. Discuss the prevalence of osteoarthritis in the context of demographic variables.
2. Describe what is known about the etiology and pathogenesis of osteoarthritis.
3. List the risk factors for the development of osteoarthritis.
4. Identify the diagnostic criteria for osteoarthritis at various anatomic sites.
5. Describe the roles of radiography and patient-related factors in the diagnosis of osteoarthritis.
6. Recommend lifestyle changes and education strategies that should be incorporated into the osteoarthritis treatment plan.
7. Apply evidence-based guidelines for the appropriate use of oral and topical analgesics to manage osteoarthritis symptoms.
8. Analyze the appropriateness of intra-articular medications for the treatment of osteoarthritis.
9. Discuss alternative therapies that lack evidence to support their routine use in the management of osteoarthritis.
10. Identify operative procedures used to manage osteoarthritis.

This 10-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148468912
  • Publisher: CME Resource/NetCE
  • Publication date: 10/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 665,705
  • File size: 627 KB

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