Scleroderma: More Than Skin Deep - MT588

Scleroderma: More Than Skin Deep

by Valerie Probstfeld, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
(4.3 / 77 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Massage Therapy (1.00 CE hours)

Price: $12.00
CE-PRO Price: $6.00


Scleroderma is a complex autoimmune connective tissue disorder. This course outlines the pathological processes associated with scleroderma, the types of the disease, diagnosis, treatment, and patient teaching recommendations.


The goal of this scleroderma continuing education module is to inform healthcare professionals about the pathological process, manifestations, and treatment options for people with scleroderma. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe three pathological processes involved in scleroderma
  • Differentiate between localized and systemic forms of scleroderma
  • Describe three scleroderma treatment strategies

Approval Information
This CE course is intended for massage therapists.
OnCourse Learning is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education approved provider (prov no. 451980-12 from 06/08/2012 to 12/29/2014, 1183 from 09/02/2016 through 09/02/2019).
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Massage Therapy and Georgia Board of Massage Therapy (provider # 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 6/21/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 5/9/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 9/2/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Cathy E - Yuma, TN  ·  Jun 06, 2017
very informative for our profession
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Valerie U - Southgate, MI  ·  Mar 06, 2017
This course is a great introduction to Scleroderma and will help you be more familiar with massage treatment designed for clients who suffer from this disease.
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Alissa S - buffalo, NY  ·  Jan 30, 2017
very interesting information
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Sandra V - Clarks Mills, PA  ·  Dec 13, 2016
thank you for the ease of your site and the interesting topics
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SARAH B - Manchester, NH  ·  Oct 29, 2016
Informative and helpful to understand this disease process.
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Price: $12.00
CE-PRO Price: $6.00