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Osteoarthritis: Treatment (OSART)

Certification Training
Duration: 0.6 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Osteoarthritis: Treatment
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsThe most common joint disease in the world and one of the oldest, osteoarthritis causes joint pain and swelling and can cause disability in older adults. This course focuses on prognosis and treatment options for osteoarthritic patients.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The Osteoarthritis: Treatment course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. Affected Joints
6. Assessing Severity
7. Assessing Progression
8. Quality of Life
9. Progress Check

10. Objectives
11. General Approaches
12. NSAIDs
13. COX-2 Inhibitors
14. Acetaminophen
15. Chondroprotective Agents (DMOADs)
16. Progress Check

17. Objectives
18. Non-Surgical Options
19. Surgery
20. Progress Check

21. Summary


Name the joints that osteoarthritis commonly affects. Explain methods for assessing disease severity. Describe some pathophysiological changes that take place as osteoarthritis progresses.
Discuss osteoarthritis economic and quality-of-life effects.
Explain the mechanism of action of NSAIDs, COX-2 inhibitors, paracetamol and chondroprotective agents. List potential side effects of NSAIDs, COX-2 inhibitors, acetaminophen and chondroprotective agents.
Describe some common non-pharmacological osteoarthritis treatments.
Explain the principles of joint-repairing and surgical methods.

Online Training Program Benefits:

  • Immediate access to training: Instructions, username, password and receipt of payment emailed instantly upon online enrollment
  • Optimized for learning: Courses include voice-overs, easy navigation, progress checks, and high-quality animations to increase retention of subject matter
  • Self-paced courses: 24/7 access to individual courses for 90 days; and 180 days for professional certification programs
  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
  • Direct access to certificates: Documentation instantly available once course requirements have been fulfilled
  • Verification of training: Certificates can be verified online, and electronic badges are issued for all Professional Certification programs
  • Corporate reimbursements: Employers may pay for or reimburse employees for training. Purchase orders (POs) for both individual and group training are accepted
  • Corporate LMS solutions: All courses are SCORM compliant and can be delivered from most corporate Learning Management Systems
  • Secure and safe access: Website and LMS offer an encrypted connection with firewall protection and daily scans for optimal level of security and performance
  • Career advancement: Professional certifications may be helpful for those seeking new careers or transitioning to different positions within their organization

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