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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Diagnosis (RHARD)

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: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Diagnosis
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Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsA chronic, disabling condition, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can cause joint pain and deformity. Characterized by chronic inflammation, experts believe that an autoimmune disorder causes RA. It strikes during productive adult years, between the ages of 20 and 65, with median onset at age 50. This course describes the assessment methods used for diagnosing rheumatoid arthritis.
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 Rheumatoid Arthritis: Diagnosis course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


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

4. Objectives
5. Clinical Assessment and Classification
6. Laboratory Tests
7. Imaging
8. Synovial Biopsy and Fluid Analysis
9. Differential Diagnosis
10. Progress Check

11. Summary


Recognize and describe rheumatoid arthritis and its physical symptoms.
Explain rheumatoid arthritis diagnostic criteria and classification.
Identify rheumatoid arthritis` extra-articular manifestations.
Explain how physicians measure rheumatoid arthritis` quality of life impact.
Explain which laboratory tests and imaging techniques can aid rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis.
Describe how synovial biopsy and synovial fluid analysis can help rheumatoid arthritis management.
Explain the rheumatoid arthritis risk factors, including factors that increase severity.
Describe RA`s socioeconomic effects.

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