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Course Overview

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

About the Course Author

Allison Lieberman, PT, MSPT, GCS, CHM, is the Clinical Manager of the Acute Physical and Occupational Therapy Department at HMH-JFK University Medical Center. She is certified as a Geriatric Specialist and is a manuscript reviewer for several peer-reviewed publications. Allison has spoken at conferences throughout the United States and has authored articles for physical therapy journals.

Allison Lieberman, PT, MSPT, GCS , CHM has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Sooa Devereaux, MSN, RN-BC is a SME writer with Relias. She has over 25 years of nursing experience, primarily in acute care and professional development. Sooa Devereaux, MSN, RN-BC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

Shana Jiang, PharmD, BCPS, received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2014 from the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University and completed a pharmacy practice residency with Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals in New York, NY. She is now working as a telepharmacist for a major health system.

Shana Jiang, PharmD, BCPS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (8 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    0.75HOURS


    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Nurses will receive 0.75 Nursing Contact Hours after successfully completing this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    0.70HOURS


    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Nurses will receive 0.7 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    0.75HOURS


    Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 0.75 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    0.75HOURS


    South Carolina Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 0.75 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    0.75HOURS


    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Type Activity: Knowledge
    Target Audience Designation: P
    ACPE Universal Activity Number: JA4008266-0000-21-023-H01-P
  • New Mexico Board of Nursing

    0.75HOURS


    New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 0.75 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Arkansas State Board of Nursing

    0.75HOURS


    Arkansas State Board Of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Nurses will receive 0.75 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Pharmacy

    0.75HOURS


    Florida Board of Pharmacy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    This module is approved for 0.75 contact hours.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-SCLD
  • Hours:

    0.75
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2021-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2024-03-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Differentiate between localized and systemic forms of scleroderma.; Identify three scleroderma treatment strategies.; Recognize three pathological processes involved in scleroderma.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course  
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Scleroderma
    Background
    Many Forms
    Localized Scleroderma
    Systemic Scleroderma
    Diagnosis
    Management
    Teaching Makes a Difference
    Hope for the Future
    Section 3: Clinical Vignette
    Myra’s Story
    Section 4: Conclusion
    Summary
    Course Contributors
    Resources
    References

     

     

  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; Pharmacists; Physicians; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.