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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Course author: Liz Boldon, RN, MSN
Contact Hours: 3.0
Price: $8.97
Course Free with purchase of unlimited courses!

Price includes all materials and certificate of completion.

Target audience:
   Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses,
   Licensed Practical Nurses, and Medical Assistants

Format: Homestudy
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Course Description
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease of unknown cause that affects multiple organ systems. Lupus is associated with significant mortality and morbidity. There is currently no cure for lupus and treatments vary widely. This course will discuss the symptoms, causes, risk factors and complications related to lupus as well as its diagnosis, common tests and treatments both traditional and complimentary. This course will also address the important aspect of coping and support of those who are dealing with lupus.

Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Systemic Signs and Symptoms
  • SLE Causes and Rick Factors
  • Complications of SLE
  • Tests and Diagnosis
  • Treatment and Medications
  • Coping and Support
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The author, planning committee, and reviewers have no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this course. There is no sponsorship or commercial support used for this course.

There is no "off label" usage of drugs or products discussed in this course.

Often both generic and trade names are used in courses. Trade names may be referred to in a course to promote familiarity and does not suggest endorsement of any individual product over another.

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