The Arthritis Self-Help Course, developed at Stanford University and sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation, may help reduce your pain, reduce disability, improve your quality-of-life and reduce your utilization of medical services.
What does ASHC stand for?
ASHC stands for Arthritis Self-Help Course
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We have 10 other meanings of ASHC in our Acronym Attic
- Association Sportive Harfleur-Beaulieu (French sports club)
- Association Sportive Haute-Broye (French; sports association; Switzerland)
- Australasian Society for Human Biology (est. 1987; School of Anatomy and Human Biology; University of Western Australia)
- Alaska State Home Builders Association (Anchorage, AK)
- American Society of Hospital-Based Emergency Air Medical Services (now Association of Air Medical Services)
- Agricultural Safety and Health Best Management Practices
- Africa Soil Health Consortium (est. 2010)
- All Scholarship Hall Council (University of Kansas; Lawrence, KS)
- American Self Help Clearinghouse (Cedar Knolls, NJ)
- Andes Society for History and Culture (Andes, NY)
- Ashcroft Homes Corporation (Colorado)
- Assault Support Helicopter Company (US DoD)
- Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada
- American Society for Health Care Marketing and Public Relations
- American Society of Health Care Risk Managers
- American Society for Healthcare Central Service Personnel
- Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease
- Association for Sustainable Human Development
- Anambra State Human Development and Awareness Commission
- Anambra State Human Development and Awareness Commission (Nigeria)
Samples in periodicals archive:
680) Chronic illness self-management programs may be offered as a disease-specific course, for example, the Arthritis Self-Help Course (Lorig & Fries, 1995).
THE ARTHRITIS SELF-HELP COURSE The Arthritis Self-Help Course (ASHC) (Lorig, 1992), which is endorsed by the Arthritis Foundation, is a 6-week intervention program specifically designed to enhance self-efficacy in persons with arthritis, yet it also contains components that address exercise and relaxation, and pain management.
An example of a self-management program is the arthritis self-help course offered by the Arthritis Foundation and developed at one of the NIAMS-supported Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Centers.
The Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Center at Stanford University, supported by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), has developed an Arthritis Self-Help Course that teaches people with arthritis how to take a more active part in their arthritis care.