Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Course Description
Introduce participants to the CFS case definition, illustrate the diagnosis process, and review management of the illness.
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Target Audience
The Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is intended for the following clinicians who desire a basic introduction to CFS diagnosis, and management:
• Nurses
• Nurse practitioners
• Physician assistants
• Physicians
• Medical Students
• Dentists
• Psychologists
• Occupational Therapists
• Health Educators
Learning Objectives
1. Define CFS according to the 1994 Case Definition and discuss other definitions.
2. Explain the diagnostic process for chronic fatigue syndrome.
3. Discuss possible triggers, contributing factors, and physiology of CFS.
4. Identify management strategies in CFS.
5. Recognize the wide-ranging impact of CFS.
Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)
6B4. Applies the basic public health sciences
6C4. Applying Basic Public Health Services
Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
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Online/ Self-study
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