Goal and Learning Outcomes
The purpose of this module is to educate nurses, physicians, and physical therapists about how rheumatoid arthritis develops, current treatment approaches, and therapeutic nursing interventions that can help people with RA better manage their disease. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify the most common signs and symptoms of RA
- Describe labs and imaging that lead to the diagnosis of RA
- Describe current treatment strategies for RA
- Discuss therapeutic nursing interventions for patients with RA
Please note: The Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board has designated this educational activity to receive 1.0 contact hour in Category A and 0 contact hours in Category B toward recertification.
In support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning (a Relias LLC company) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.
Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.
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