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Joint Pain

Rheumatology


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Many different conditions can lead to painful joints. In this New England Baptist Hospital CME presentation, Monica Piecyk, MD, discusses differential diagnosis for joint pain, how to distinguish between these different etiologies for joint pain, and testing that can help lead to diagnosis.

Target Audience

This educational program is designed for physicians, fellows, residents, and other health professionals interested in expanding their knowledge base and expertise in orthopedics and joint pain.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the differential diagnosis for joint pain.
  • Review how to distinguish between these different etiologies for joint pain.
  • Describe testing that can be helpful and review several cases to illustrate these points.

Disclosures

Dr. Piecyk has nothing to disclose, in regards to the existence of relevant financial interest(s) to ACCME-defined commercial interest(s), associated with this enduring material.

None of the other individuals in a position to control the content of this activity including planners and CME Committee members, faculty presenters, moderators/facilitators, panelists, and reviewers have any relevant financial relationships with an ACCME defined commercial interest to disclose.

Content Validation

The CME Department has reviewed the content associated with this activity to ensure it contains no commercial interests or material in which the speaker has declared a relevant financial relationship. Clinical recommendations are based on best available evidence and meet CME content validation expectations. This CME Activity has received no commercial support or other funding.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

New England Baptist Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement

New England Baptist Hospital is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Release date: 2/2/2016
Renewed: 8/1/2018
Expires: 8/1/2021

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