Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis

Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis Course Description & Information:

  • The goal of this course is to define polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis along with current diagnostic and treatment options.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-16-006-L01-P, IRD: 1-29-16. Knowledge based activity.
Course Objectives:

  • Identify laboratory tests and findings for diagnosing polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis.
  • Explain the evidence based protocol for the treatment of polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis.
  • List the benefits of exercise therapy in the treatment of polymyalgia.
  • Describe the role of diet in reducing inflammation and autoimmune disease.


Course Credit: 1 Contact Hour

Accreditations: View Course Accreditations

Who Should Attend:

Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals (nursing pharmacology hours offered), Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Full attendance.
  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and evaluation.

How to Take a Live Online Seminar: View Tutorial