AMS – IM – Rheumatology: Gout and Pseudogout; Inflammatory Arthritis; Rheumatologic Procedures

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$189.00
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Topics and Objectives

Title: Internal Medicine – Rheumatology: Gout and Pseudogout; Inflammatory Arthritis; Rheumatologic Procedures
Faculty: Adam R. Guttentag, M.D., Ryan K. Lee, M.D., M.B.A.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Gout and Pseudogout in the Elderly.

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

  1. Distinguish the unique characteristics of gout in the elderly.
  2. Develop a treatment plan based on the American College of Rheumatology treatment guidelines for the treatment of gout.
  3. Determine the clinical manifestations of calcium pyrophosphate deposition.
  4. Differentiate the polarized microscopic findings for uric acid and CPPD crystals.

TOPIC 2: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach to the Patient Presenting with an Inflammatory Arthritis.

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

  1. Utilize the physical examination findings to narrow the differential diagnosis.
  2. Use evidence based information in choosing the most appropriate lab tests in evaluating a patient presenting with an inflammatory arthritis.
  3. Apply the American College of Rheumatology Classification Criteria in patients suspected of having rheumatoid arthritis.
  4. Determine the most appropriate disease modifying medication for a patient based on the American College of Rheumatology treatment guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Rheumatologic Procedures.

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

  1. Use techniques for appropriate indications for intra-articular and soft tissue injections in rheumatology.
  2. Employ appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies including injections for painful joints as per the ACR recommendations and the various sited rheumatologic and META analysis studies.

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Title: Internal Medicine – Rheumatology: Gout and Pseudogout; Inflammatory Arthritis; Rheumatologic Procedures
Faculty: Adam R. Guttentag, M.D., Ryan K. Lee, M.D., M.B.A.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Gout and Pseudogout in the Elderly.

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

  1. Distinguish the unique characteristics of gout in the elderly.
  2. Develop a treatment plan based on the American College of Rheumatology treatment guidelines for the treatment of gout.
  3. Determine the clinical manifestations of calcium pyrophosphate deposition.
  4. Differentiate the polarized microscopic findings for uric acid and CPPD crystals.

TOPIC 2: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach to the Patient Presenting with an Inflammatory Arthritis.

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

  1. Utilize the physical examination findings to narrow the differential diagnosis.
  2. Use evidence based information in choosing the most appropriate lab tests in evaluating a patient presenting with an inflammatory arthritis.
  3. Apply the American College of Rheumatology Classification Criteria in patients suspected of having rheumatoid arthritis.
  4. Determine the most appropriate disease modifying medication for a patient based on the American College of Rheumatology treatment guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Rheumatologic Procedures.

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

  1. Use techniques for appropriate indications for intra-articular and soft tissue injections in rheumatology.
  2. Employ appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies including injections for painful joints as per the ACR recommendations and the various sited rheumatologic and META analysis studies.

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