Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Counsel patients on lifestyle modifications they can make to prevent osteoarthritis and safe treatments they can utilize to minimize pain.
2. Document and code appropriately for the preventive visit.
3. Formulate appropriate treatment plans for patients with arthritis that encompass pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic approaches.
4. Identify strategies that will encourage patient participation and adherence.
View technical requirements (opens in a new window).
View CME credit information (opens in a new window).
View disclosures and disclaimers (opens in a new window).
All materials herein are protected by copyright and are for the sole, personal use of the purchaser. No part of the written, oral, and broadcast production may be copied, duplicated, replicated or retransmitted without the prior permission of the applicable copyright owner.
The unauthorized reproduction or distribution of a copyrighted work is illegal. Criminal copyright infringement, including infringement without monetary gain, is investigated by the FBI and is punishable by up to five years in federal prison and a fine of $250,000.
Jonathon M Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP, Assistant Professor, Residency Director, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
- 1.00 AAFP prescribed