Estimates derived from representative samples indicate a prevalence of osteoarthritis of 12.1% in the U.S. population aged 24 to 75 years, and more than 55% in Americans older than 75 years of age. The overall prevalence of osteoarthritis has been increasing steadily as the elderly population increases and the epidemic of obesity continues unabated.
This course will allow you to understand the signs, symptoms and risk factors for Osteoarthritis as well as how to develop strategies to help your patients in dealing with the disease.
How to know what to order? This course comes as a booklet with the course and test all in one so you are only paying to take the test. If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the booklet/test then choose our PDF email option! Would you rather receive a hard copy in the mail? Then choose the book/test option. Email courses will take their test online while those that choose the hard copy can either mail their test back in the envelop we provide for grading OR take your test right online for immediate grading.
(book and test) Traditional Hardcopy
(PDF and test by email) Online Only
Chapter 1. Characteristics of Osteoarthritis
Chapter 2. Risk Factors
Chapter 3. The Burden of Osteoarthritis
Chapter 4. Pathophysiology and Etiology
Chapter 5. Diagnosis
Chapter 6. Non-pharmacologic Management
Chapter 7. Pharmacologic Management
Chapter 8. Current Research
Chapter 9. Conclusion