This online CEU course contains general information about Gout. It describes what gout is and how it develops. It also explains how gout is diagnosed and treated. Gout is one of the most painful rheumatic diseases. It results from deposits of needle-like crystals of uric acid in the connective tissue, joint spaces, or both. These deposits lead to inflammatory arthritis, which causes swelling, redness, heat, pain, and stiffness in the joints. At the end is a list of key words to help you understand the terms used in this CEU.
Features online enrollment, online exam and instant grading as well as automatic certificate generation upon completion of course.