Sarah Mackie

Associate clinical professor,
and honorary consultant rheumatologist,
Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine

Colin Pease

Rheumatologist, Spire Leeds Hospital

Andrew Gough

Consultant rheumatologist, Harrogate

Accredited by

BMJ Learning

Course Description

After completing this module you should be able to:
- Recognise the key features of polymyalgia rheumatica
- Be aware of other diagnoses that ought to be considered and excluded
- Know the relationship between raised inflammatory markers and polymyalgia rheumatica and how they can be used to monitor treatment
- Know the timeframes of typical responses to treatment with corticosteroids
- Be able to identify possible reasons why patients may not be able to stop their prednisolone

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2017-Nov-23
Expiration Date:2019-Nov-23
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes

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