Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease

Course Description & Information:

  • Osteoporosis causes more than 8.9 million fractures annually, resulting in an osteoporotic fracture every 3 seconds. Osteoporosis is a disease where decreased bone strength increases the risk of a broken bone. It is the most common reason for a broken bone among the elderly. This course explores current treatment and prevention strategies in the management and treatment of osteoporosis.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-17-011-L01-P, IRD: 3-15-17. Knowledge based activity.
Course Objectives:

  • Identify the role of hormones in bone health.
  • Identify diseases that increase the risk for developing osteoporosis and prevention strategies.
  • List risk factors for osteoporosis and osteopenia.
  • Review the role of vitamins, minerals and nutrition in bone metabolism and bone health.
  • List current pharmacological therapies available for the prevention and treatment of osteopenia and osteoporosis.
  • State the role of exercise in bone metabolism.

Course Credit: 2 Contact Hours

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Who Should Attend:

Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals (nursing pharmacology hours offered), Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Full attendance.
  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and evaluation.

How to Take a Live Online Seminar: View Tutorial

02/06/2019 Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease 7-9 PM CST
Price: $35 (or Free with Membership)
02/06/2019 Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease 7-9 PM CST

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