Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Treatment

Estimated time to complete session: 45 mins.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Identify the recommended diagnostic strategy prior to providing subspecialty referral.
2. Assess current evidence-based guidelines surrounding conservative management of osteoarthritis.
3. Formulate appropriate treatment plans for patients with arthritis that encompass pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approaches, and with considerations for risk factors and co-morbidities.
4. Identify strategies that will encourage patient participation and adherence.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
09/26/2021

Nathan P. Falk, MD, FAAFP, Sports and Family Medicine Faculty Physician, Florida Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Winter Park, Florida

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
09/26/2021
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