5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

AMS – 2019IMrh-Internal Medicine – Rheumatology: Rheumatic Diseases; Laboratory and Radiological Tests; Osteoporosis

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Title: Internal Medicine – Rheumatology: Rheumatic Diseases; Laboratory and Radiological Tests; Osteoporosis

Faculty: William T. Ayoub, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: Clinical Approach to the Patient with Rheumatic Diseases.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Construct a systematic approach to the evaluation of the patient with rheumatic disease including:
    1. Appraise the central role of the history and physical examination.
    2. Differentiate several patterns, including the ASAS criteria for spondyloarthropathies that allow clinical diagnosis of rheumatic diseases.

    TOPIC 2: Laboratory and Radiological Tests in Rheumatology.

    Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

    1. Interpret the various classes of synovial fluid analysis.
    2. Determine the use and limitations of laboratory testing with emphasis upon the American College of Rheumatology Choosing Wisely recommendations.
    3. Discuss key x-ray findings in patients with rheumatic diseases

    TOPIC 3: Shoulder Examination – A Practical Hands-On Approach.

    Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL, EBM

    1. Identify patients who are at risk for osteoporosis and should be evaluated with bone density testing as recommended by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry and National Osteoporosis Foundation guidelines.
    2. Recommend the various nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for osteoporosis as recommended by the National Osteoporosis Foundation guidelines.


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Title: Internal Medicine – Rheumatology: Rheumatic Diseases; Laboratory and Radiological Tests; Osteoporosis

Faculty: William T. Ayoub, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: Clinical Approach to the Patient with Rheumatic Diseases.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Construct a systematic approach to the evaluation of the patient with rheumatic disease including:
    1. Appraise the central role of the history and physical examination.
    2. Differentiate several patterns, including the ASAS criteria for spondyloarthropathies that allow clinical diagnosis of rheumatic diseases.

    TOPIC 2: Laboratory and Radiological Tests in Rheumatology.

    Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

    1. Interpret the various classes of synovial fluid analysis.
    2. Determine the use and limitations of laboratory testing with emphasis upon the American College of Rheumatology Choosing Wisely recommendations.
    3. Discuss key x-ray findings in patients with rheumatic diseases

    TOPIC 3: Shoulder Examination – A Practical Hands-On Approach.

    Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL, EBM

    1. Identify patients who are at risk for osteoporosis and should be evaluated with bone density testing as recommended by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry and National Osteoporosis Foundation guidelines.
    2. Recommend the various nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for osteoporosis as recommended by the National Osteoporosis Foundation guidelines.

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