CE Credit Hours: 1.00 CPEUs
Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #156269 approved for 1 CPEU.
CPEU Course Description
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) preferentially affects women, with the peak incidence coinciding with estrogen decrease in menopause. This CPEU course analyzes whether estrogen affects immunoglobulin G (IgG) sialylation.
Brooke H. Dekofsky, MPH, RD, CLE, CDE was involved in the creation of this course.
Article Author: Cecilia Engdahl, Ph.D., et al.
Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.
CPEU Course Objectives
1. Conclude when women are protected from RA.
2. Describe the phase that starts RA.
3. Explain the effect of estrogen treatment in postmenopausal patients with RA.
4. Identify what promotes suppression of RA symptoms.
5. Name the marker that has a diagnostic, predictive, and prognostic role in RA and can be detected in the preclinical phase several years before the onset of symptoms.
CPE Level: II
Learning Codes: 2060, 4180, 5100, 5120
Performance Indicators (RDN): 6.2.5, 8.1.2 , 8.1.4 , 8.3.1
Performance Indicators (NTDR): 6.2.5, 8.1.2 , 8.1.4 , 8.3.1
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