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Understanding Advance Directives

Course Syllabus

The course provides caregivers with a review of the anatomy of a joint, six common types of arthritis, how the condition is diagnosed and treated, and how caregivers can assist clients with arthritis. Includes tips on nutrition, exercise, and joint protection.


Describe the anatomy of a moveable joint.
Discuss at least two of the most common types of arthritis.
List the possible causes of arthritis.
Name at least four ways that arthritis is treated.
Perform practical and helpful care to clients who have arthritis.

Audio: No
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.

Course Additional Information

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    Course Code: ITK1040010

    Available in PDF: Yes

    State Code: FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-481053; CDPH Approval: NAC# 7036; WA DSHS CE Code: CO1512560