Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Primer for Allied Health Professionals

About the Course
The web-based curriculum, CFS: A Primer for Allied Health Professionals provides a general overview of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and specific information concerning the care of persons with CFS. The material was developed for allied health care professionals, particularly those working in the behavioral (psychologists, marriage and family counselors, psychiatric nurses and social workers) and rehabilitative (physical therapists, occupational therapists, exercise physiologists, personal trainers, chiropractors and massage therapists) disciplines. The information is also applicable to physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, who have primary responsibility for diagnosis and management of CFS.

Goal Statement
The goals of this educational activity are to offer a general overview of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and provide information that is valuable in the clinical setting.

Course Objectives
After completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Define CFS according to the 1994 Case Definition.
  • Explain the diagnostic process for CFS.
  • Identify management strategies for CFS.
  • Recognize the wide-ranging impact of CFS.

This free course expires on 30 June 2009. For more information on this course, click here.

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