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Managing Arthritis - 60147
Managing Arthritis
New Hope for an Old Disease

60147 l 6.50 contact hrs
by Maureen Habel, MA, RN and Dorothy Roberts, MSN, MACI, RN, CMSRN, OCNS-C
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This course has been approved for 4 hours by the Commission on Case Manager Certification for 2008, 2/12/09 through 12/31/09, 1/15/10 through 12/31/10, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.
The goal of this program is to provide nurses with information and strategies to improve care for people with arthritic disorders. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the incidence of arthritic disorders in the U.S. and their effects on the population
  • Recognize the pathological process in various forms of arthritis
  • List resources for the public and healthcare professionals that can help them learn more about arthritis
  • Discuss the pathology, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, nonpharmacological treatments and nursing principles relevant to patients with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other arthritic disorders
  • Discuss common medications for people with arthritis and related patient education issues
  • Describe the nursing management of a patient with a total knee arthroplasty or total hip arthroplasty
  • Describe the roles that complementary and alternative therapies, exercise and nutrition play in the management of arthritic disorders


This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 5/28/2016

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