Arthritis

This comprehensive training course explores the impact of arthritis, allowing you to identify the signs and symptoms and act appropriately to actively improve the wellbeing of those in your care.

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Duration:
40-50m
Modules:
15
From only
£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing

About the course

With up to 15% of people being affected by arthritis at some point in their lives, it's your priority to understand the condition fully. There are types of arthritis which can affect every age group from infancy to the elderly; no matter who you care for, this training can help to inform your care.

Who is this course for?

A 'must have' for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

     

What does the course cover?

  • What is arthritis?
  • Common features of arthritis
  • Bones and joints
  • Contributors to arthritis
  • Symptoms
  • Types of arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Risk factors of osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
  • Complications of rheumatoid arthritis
  • Gout
  • Symptoms of gout
  • Treatment for arthritis
  • Alternative therapies
  • Surgery
  • Medication
  • Diet
  • Exercise
  • Range of motion exercises
  • Stretching and flexibility
  • Using assistive equipment
  • Pain management
  • Depression
Download the syllabus (PDF)

How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.


From only
£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing
Duration:
40-50m
Modules:
15
  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

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