NUR171 - The Pain of Osteoarthritis (1.0 HR)

Purpose: This course explores osteoarthritis and will enhance the participant's understanding of the course of the disease, those most at risk, common signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, and successfully living and managing the disease. Objectives: 1. Describe osteoarthritis and common characteristics; 2. Explore the causes of OA; 3. List the risk factors associated with OA; 4. Discuss the signs and symptoms of OA; 5. Discuss the diagnosis and treatment for OA.