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. Intermediate level.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-21-020-L01-P, IRD: 3-4-21. Knowledge based activity.
  • Level: Intermediate
Course Objectives/Learning Outcome:

  • 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.
Learning Outcome: At least 80% of class participants will score 70% or greater on course post-test.

Course Credit: 1 Contact Hour

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Who Should Attend:

Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

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

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