What is Rheumatoid Arthritis
$6.00 | CEU Hours:2.00 | Beginning*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.
CEU Course Description
This course describes how rheumatoid arthritis develops, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated, including what people can do to help manage their disease. It also highlights current research efforts supported by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) and other components of the U.S. Department of Health an Human Services’ National Institutes of Health (NIH).
CEU Course Objectives
1. Discuss how rheumatoid arthritis occurs and the pattern of affliction.
2. Enumerate the disorders commonly seen to be co-occurring in those with RA.
3. Explain the consensus among scientists about how RA evolves in those with the disease in relation to genetics and the environment.
4. Examine the different tests available to determine if a person has RA.
5. Describe the medications currently on the market for treating RA and how each medication works in doing so.
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