SMi Source Lesson Rheumatoid Arthritis: Treatments with Nonbiologic DMARDS

  • SMi Source lesson Rheumatoid Arthritis: Treatments with Nonbiologic DMARDS has the following microlearning topics

  • 1. Learning Objectives

    2. Introduction: Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

    3. Therapeutic Approach: ACR Guidelines

    4. Therapeutic Approach: Differences from Earlier ACR Recommendations

    5. Analgesics

    6. Introduction: NSAIDs

    7. Mechanism of Action (MOA): NSAIDs and COX Enzymes

    8. Glucocorticoids: Use in RA

    9. Use in RA: ACR Guidelines

    10. Mechanism of Action (MOA): Glucocorticoids

    11. Introduction: DMARDs

    12. Antimalarials (hydroxychloroquine)

    13. Sulfasalazine

    14. Introduction: Methotrexate (MTX)

    15. Mechanism of Action (MOA): Dihydrofolate Reductase (DHFR)

    16. Methotrexate: Efficacy

    17. Pivotal Clinical Studies

    18. Pivotal Clinical Studies: Methotrexate

    19. Clinical Studies: Multidrug Combinations

    20. MTX in Combination: Two Year Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

    21. Methotrexate Use: RA Indication

    22. Methotrexate: Use Contraindications

    23. Methotrexate Dosage: Oral

    24. Methotrexate Dosage: Safety and Side Effects

    25. Safety Issues and Side Effects

    26. Introduction: Leflunomide

    27. Mechanism of Action (MOA): Leflunomide

    28. Use: Indications, Contraindications, Safety Issues and Side Effects

    29. Summary: Methotrexate (MTX)

    30. Summary: RA Treatment Guidelines

    31. Knowledge Check: Drug Class Descriptions

    32. Knowledge Check: Drug Class Match

    33. Knowledge Check: Drug Therapy