Rheumatology - Orthopedics

Clinical Management of Osteoarthritis

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Clinical Management of Osteoarthritis

Clinical Management of Osteoarthritis
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Course Length:

  • 29 topics
  • 45 minutes of seat time

Language:

  • English

Course Features:

  • Audio narration
  • Animations
  • Progress checks
  • Pop quizzes
  • Final assessment

Target Audience:

  • Medical professionals
  • Medical students
  • Pharmaceutical representatives
  • Nurses

Description:

This learning program is designed to introduce you to the Clinical Management of Osteoarthritis. The program begins with a brief overview of osteoarthritis (OA) and of OA preventive measures. You will then learn about the diagnostic assessment of OA and about the various therapeutic options available for treatment. Finally, you will be introduced to some of the outcome measures and treatment guidelines used for OA.

Upon completion of this learning program, you will be able to:

  • Identify the various preventive measures for osteoarthritis.
  • Recognize the symptoms of osteoarthritis and the diagnostic tools used in its assessment.
  • Describe the therapeutic options used for osteoarthritis treatment.
  • Understand the use of outcome measures and clinical guidelines in the management of osteoarthritis.
  1. GETTING STARTED
    1. Sound Check
    2. Disclaimer
    3. Welcome
    4. Navigation Instructions
  2. STAYING FOCUSED
    1. Introduction
    2. Learning Objectives
  3. TEST YOUR CURRENT KNOWLEDGE
    1. Pretest
  4. OA PREVENTION
    1. Preventive Measures
      • Popup: Lifestyle Interventions
      • Popup: Pharmacological Interventions
      • Popup: Surgical Interventions
      • Popup: Rehabilitative Interventions
    2. Progress Check
  5. DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT
    1. Overview
    2. Symptoms
    3. Examination
    4. Diagnostic Tools
      1. Overview
      2. Laboratory Testing
      3. Imaging – Radiography (X-ray)
        • Popup: The Kellgren-Lawrence Grading System
      4. Imaging – MRI
        • Side Note: Did You Know? – Outerbridge’s Grading System
    5. Progress Check
  6. THERAPEUTIC OPTIONS
    1. Overview
    2. Pharmacological Options
      1. Oral Therapies
        • Side Note: Digging Deeper – How do Pharmacological Therapies Actually Work?
      2. IA Therapies – Corticosteroids
      3. IA Therapies – Hyaluronic Acid
      4. Complementary and Alternative Therapies
    3. Surgical Options
    4. Progress Check
  7. OUTCOME MEASURES
    • Popup: WOMAC Scoring Sheet
    • Side Note: Digging Deeper – Other Outcome Measures
  8. TEST YOUR ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
    1. Summary
    2. Final assessment
  9. END OF PROGRAM
  10. GLOSSARY
  11. REFERENCES



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