The course will be introduced you that how to treat arthritis, autoimmune diseases, pain disorders affecting joints, and osteoporosis. There are more than 200 types of these diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, lupus, back pain, osteoporosis, and tendinitis. Some of these are very serious diseases that can be difficult to diagnose and treat. They treat soft tissue problems related to musculoskeletal system sports related soft tissue disorders.
What Will You Learn?
- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Assess, manage, and evaluate patients with rheumatic diseases through expanded roles for the nurse practitioner and physician assistant collaborative care team
- Develop strategies to integrate the nurse practitioner and physician assistant into the collaborative rheumatology practice
- Decrease wait times for appointments and improve access to care for patients by improving the competence and performance of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the specialized care of patients seen in the practice
Approach to the patient with rheumatologic diseases
Rheumatoid and Arthritis & Spondyloarthropathies
Lupus and Related Autoimmune Disorders