Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2013 - Osteoporosis: Current Pharmacologic Concepts
This course focuses on current pharmacologic concepts regarding osteoporosis. Content details are provided in the learning objectives listed below.
For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in all settings.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After taking this course, you should be better able to:
- Discuss indications for pharmacologic therapy for osteoporosis.
- Describe how to calculate and apply FRAX scores.
- Describe current FDA-approved pharmacologic agents for osteopenia/osteoporosis.
Margaret Baker, MD, FAAOS, FACS
Orthopedic Surgeon, The Center for Bone and
Joint Surgery, Port Angeles; Adjunct Assistant
Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services,
University of Health Sciences, Edward Hebert
Medical School, Bethesda, MD
- 1.40 Contact hours
- 1.40 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level