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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Cause (RHARC)

Certification Training Duration: 0.6 hours (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: Cause
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. A 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 explores the pathophysiology and the role of the immune system in 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.

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The Rheumatoid Arthritis: Cause course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


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

4. Objectives
5. Risk Factors: Genetic
6. Risk Factors: Infectious Agents
7. Risk Factors: Hormonal
8. The Synovial Joint
9. The Immune System
10. Pathogenesis: Immune Factors
11. Pathogenesis: Cytokines, Chemokines
12. Pathogenesis: ROS, RNS
13. Pathogenesis: Angiogenesis
14. Progress Check

15. Objectives
16. Prevalence
17. Incidence and Economic Impact
18. Progress Check

19. Summary


Describe rheumatoid arthritis risk factors.
Describe the major synovium cell types and their functions.
Distinguish between normal and rheumatoid joint structure and function.
Explain rheumatoid arthritis pathogenic mechanism.
Describe rheumatoid arthritis prevalence and incidence in different geographic regions.
Explain how age and gender impact prevalence rates.
Explain the rheumatoid arthritis risk factors, including factors that increase severity.
Describe RA`s socioeconomic effects.

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