Supplemental Course: Osteoporosis (14.028)
Provides evidence-based strategies for the assessment and management of osteoporosis among community-dwelling older adults. Remember to disable your pop-up blocker.
Registered nurses (RN) and healthcare providers focusing on best practices in chronic disease management, case management, caregiver education and support, transitional care, and geriatric evaluation and management.
- Identify modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for Osteoporosis
- Describe the process of bone formation and destruction and its relevance to Osteoporosis
- Discuss the key components of assessment and diagnostic evaluation for Osteoporosis
- Communicate to patients and caregivers the rationale for pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic management of Osteoporosis
Melissa A. Spriggs, CRNP