All About Rheumatoid Arthritis
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about the symptoms, joints and organs affected, and stages of progression by rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

Course Publication Date: May 06, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:RA042220
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Pain Management
Community & Home Health
Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Women's Health
Learning Objectives
  • State the general age range that RA generally strikes.

  • Discuss the rheumatoid factor.

  • Discuss the U.S. population affected by RA.

  • Identify the genes often involved in the possible cause of RA.

  • State three symptoms of RA.

  • List organs and joints affected by RA

  • Name laboratory features of RA.

  • List three stages of progression for RA.

  • Describe the immune system in relation to its role in RA.


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