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Arthritis, Diet & Exercise

Discusses the various forms of arthritis, its prevalence in the US population, symptoms, and risk factors. Describes the evidence for a connection between arthritis and diet, and discuss various types of diets, antioxidants, and vitamin supplements. Explains the benefits of exercise for patients with arthritis. Identifies the various forms of exercise suitable for arthritis patients, and how they may decrease or prevent arthritis symptoms. Discusses the role of social workers, physical therapists, and occupational therapists in the management of arthritis.
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Learning Objectives

 

  1. Discuss the various forms of arthritis, its prevalence in the US population, symptoms, and risk factors.
  2. Describe the evidence for a connection between arthritis and diet, and discuss various types of diets, antioxidants, and vitamin supplements.
  3. Explain the benefits of exercise for patients with arthritis. Identify the various forms of exercise suitable for arthritis patients, and how they may decrease or prevent arthritis symptoms.
  4. Discuss the role of social workers, physical therapists, and occupational therapists in the management of arthritis.
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Instructor M. O'Brien, M.D.
Contact Hours: 3
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Identifies the memory changes that take place in normal aging. Discusses how mild cognitive impairment (MCI) differs from memory loss in normal aging and from dementia. Describes the cognitive and personality changes that take place in Alzheimer’s disease. Identifies cognitive and personality changes that occur in a range of non-Alzheimer’s disease dementias.
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Identifies the symptoms and risk factors for arthritis and rheumatic diseases. Describes the range of medications and indications for treating arthritic diseases. Discusses lifestyle changes that can enable symptom relief. Identifies clinical presentations of illnesses that help expedite diagnosis and treatment. Describes the newest advances in the treatment and prevention of arthritis and its complications.