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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Treatment (RHART)

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: Treatment
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

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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 options available for treating 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: Treatment course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


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

4. Objectives
5. Disease Course
6. Monitoring Progression of RA
7. Molecular Markers of Pathogenesis
8. Progress Check

9. Objectives
10. General Approaches and Recommendations
11. Analgesics
12. Traditional NSAIDs
13. Selective COX-2 Inhibitors
14. Corticosteroids
15. DMARDS: Methotrexate
16. DMARDS: Hydroxychloroquine
17. DMARDS: Sulphasalazine
18. DMARDS: Cyclosporine
19. DMARDS:Leflunomide
20. Older DMARDs
21. Cytotoxic Agents
22. Biologic Agents: TNF-alpha Inhibitors
23. Biologic Agents: Etanercept
24. Biologic Agents: Infliximab and Adalimumab
25. Biologic Agents: Anakinra
26. Non-pharmacologic Treatments
27. Progress Check

28. Summary


Describe rheumatoid arthritis progression.
Explain RA`s extra-articular and systemic manifestations.
Describe the histological changes caused by rheumatoid arthritis progression and how physicians monitor tissue damage.
Identify rheumatoid arthritis activity and progression molecular markers.
Describe the general approaches in rheumatoid arthritis treatment.
Explain therapy goals, guidelines and treatment recommendations.
Describe the mechanism of action, efficacy, adverse reactions, and other features of the different rheumatoid arthritis treatments.
Explain the advantages and disadvantages of non-pharmacological treatment strategies for rheumatoid arthritis.

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