Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Exercises for Hands

University of Exeter

This online course introduced an evidence-based hand and arm exercise programme called Strengthening and Stretching for Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand (SARAH). The course explained how SARAH can be successfully delivered by healthcare professionals in their routine clinical practice.

2 weeks, 2 hours per week


Dr Esther Williamson

Senior Research Fellow, University of Exeter and Deputy Director, Centre for Rehabilitation Research, University of Oxford

University of Exeter


Learning outcomes

  • Explore the impact of rheumatoid arthritis on hand function
  • Summarise how the SARAH programme was developed
  • Apply the SARAH programme in your clinical setting
  • Demonstrate behavioural support strategies to patients
  • Reflect on implementing the SARAH exercises and behavioural support strategies in your clinical practice


  • Introduction to rheumatoid arthritis
  • Introduction to the SARAH (Strengthening And Stretching for Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand) clinical trial
  • Components of the SARAH programme
  • Delivering the SARAH programme in clinical practice

Issued on 24th September 2021

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Free online course:

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Exercises for Hands

University of Exeter