1-hour On-Demand: Polymyalgia Rheumatica & Giant Cell Arteritis


Price: $15 (or Free with Membership)

Course Description:

  • 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-H01-P, IRD: 1-29-16, ERD: 1-29-19. 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.

Contact Hours: 1

Who Should Take this Course:

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

Certificate Requirements:

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

Faculty: Heather Brady, PhD, RD, LD

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