Online Education | Women's Health Drug Therapy 2013 - Osteoarthritis: New Paradigms for an Old Disease


This course describes the three risk factors in developing osteoarthritis, the pathophysiology and pain response behind osteoarthritis and two experimental treatments.

This course was recorded in May 2013 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and handouts.

Publish Date: January 16, 2014. This course will be available for three years from this date.

Target Audience

This online course is designed as a pharmacology update for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and healthcare professionals in all settings. Each module focuses on current recommendations and pharmacotherapeutic principles for women's health problems commonly seen in primary care.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

  • State three risk factors for developing osteoarthritis.
  • Define the pathophysiology and pain response behind osteoarthritis.
  • Describe two experimental treatments for osteoarthritis.

Additional Information

Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
  • 1.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Sue Williams-Judge, MN, CNS, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner, Rheumatology, Seattle Rheumatology Associates, Seattle

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours
  • 1.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level


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Required Hardware/software

FlashPlayer and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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