Rheumatology in the Elderly

Return to all Geriatric Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Distinguish the clinical presentations of different forms of rheumatic disease using evidence-based diagnostic criteria.

2. Select appropriate tests for rheumatic disease and interpret results to effectively relate a confirmed diagnosis to patients.

3. Formulate treatment plans for patients with rheumatic diseases such as osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, and polymyalgia rheumatic.

4. Evaluate evidence of effectiveness for pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment plans options for arthritis.

Additional Information

Technical Requirements: 

View technical requirements (opens in a new window).

CME Credit Information: 

View CME credit information (opens in a new window).

Disclosures: 

View disclosures and disclaimers (opens in a new window).

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019

Junaed Ul Haq, MD, Faculty, Department of Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Doctors’ Hospital of Michigan, Pontiac

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019
Please login or register to take this course.