Autoimmune diseases Part 1: background and diagnosis
Content developed by Clarity Informatics, https://clarity.co.uk/appraisals/nurses/
Content developed by Dr Gerry Morrow MB ChB, MRCGP, Dip CBT
Medical Director Clarity Informatics and Editor, Clinical Knowledge Summaries
Autoimmune diseases are increasing in prevalence and early diagnosis can improve outcomes. This module explores the background to the most common of these conditions, the signs and symptoms and the investigations involved in making a diagnosis.
After working through this module, you will be able to:
This resource is provided at an intermediate level. Read the article and answer the self-assessment questions, and reflect on what you have learned.
Complete the resource to obtain a certificate to include in your revalidation portfolio. You should record the time spent on this resource in your CPD log.