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Evidence-Based Knee Osteoarthritis Learning Objectives

Read the learning objectives for Week 2: Evidence-Based Knee Osteoarthritis

Welcome to Week 2

This week we will work through the first elements of the course. You will have opportunities to discuss, collaborate and test your understanding.

After completion of this week, you should be able to:

  1. Educate patients about osteoarthritis, its prognosis and the role of exercise and physical activity using positive non-threatening language.

  2. Describe factors that can impact on the pain experience with knee osteoarthritis.

  3. Explain the benefits of exercise for people with knee osteoarthritis, including strategies for staying physically active.

  4. Describe common myths and misconceptions about knee osteoarthritis.

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Physiotherapy Exercise and Physical Activity for Knee Osteoarthritis (PEAK)

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