Osteoarthritis

Return to Musculoskeletal and Sports sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.


Learning Objectives

1. Differentiate the common sites, symptoms, and signs for osteoarthritis and select appropriate imaging tests.
2. Apply the NIAMS goals for osteoarthritis:  control pain, improve joint function, maintain normal body weight, and achieve a healthy lifestyle.
3. Discuss the relationship between athletics and osteoarthritis.
4. Evaluate evidence of effectiveness for pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment plans options for arthritis.
5. Describe indications for subspecialty referral or consultation.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/04/2014
Course expires: 
03/03/2017

Joseph Garry, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Course Chair, Associate Professor, Sports Medicine Division, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/04/2014
Course expires: 
03/03/2017
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