Learn more by completing an Arthritis IQ Course
These Online Courses provide professional development for non-clinical staff who work at the coal face with people who have arthritis, enabling best care and therefore increased independence for clients with arthritis. They will also help health providers to offer effective and timely in-service training and enable access to the skills and expertise of Arthritis New Zealand’s team of experienced Arthritis Educators.
The courses contain interactive content and activities that embed learning. A certificate is awarded following the completion of each course.
The courses are aimed at in-service staff education at:
- Rest homes and retirement villages
- Home-based support services
- Whanau Ora health providers
- Medical Centres
- Health professionals
Gout arthritis and osteoarthritis have two separate courses for each condition:
General Overview: most use to support workers, Kaiawhina, health navigators, and people supporting people with arthritis.
Update: Most use to clinicians, such as nurses, doctors, pharmacists, specialists and other healthcare providers.
New Zealand has the highest incidence of gout arthritis in the world. It can be painful and debilitating. It can be successfully managed. There are two courses that cover what you need to know.