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.
These one-hour courses contain interactive content and activities that embed learning. A certificate is awarded following the completion of each course.
The initial courses cover gout arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and are available at no charge.
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
New Zealand has the highest incidence of gout arthritis in the world. It can be painful and debilitating. It can be successfully managed. These courses cover what you need to know.
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in New Zealand. It can be successfully managed. These courses cover what you need to know.