1-hour On-Demand: Sjogren's Syndrome

Course Description & Information:

  • Sjögren’s syndrome is a systemic autoimmune disease that affects the entire body. Many patients experience dry eyes, dry mouth, fatigue and joint pain but the disease can also affect the kidneys, gastrointestinal system, blood vessels, lungs, liver, pancreas, and the central nervous system. Approximately 4 million Americans suffer from Sjögren’s and 90% of them are women. Sjogren's syndrome often accompanies other immune system disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. This course reviews the risk factors, disease complications, diagnostic tests, treatment strategies and lifestyle interventions.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-19-006-H01-P, IRD: 1-22-19, ERD: 1-21-22. Knowledge based activity.
  • Expiration Date: 1-21-2022
  • Level: Intermediate

Course Objectives/Learning Outcomes:

  • List clinical features commonly associated with Sjögren’s syndrome.
  • Identify laboratory tests and findings for diagnosing Sjögren’s syndrome.
  • List treatment strategies including drug therapy and lifestyle intervention in the management of Sjögren’s syndrome.

Course Credit: 1 Contact Hour

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Who Should Take This Course:

  • Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals, 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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