Geriatric Fragility Fractures


December 17th, 2010 - December 17th, 2013
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

This activity will review the management of elderly patients who suffer falls and fractures. According to the National Institute on aging, a break can be the start of more serious problems in elderly patients. Changes in eyesight, hearing, muscles, reflexes, and diabetes, heart disease, and thyroid problems can all increase a person’s chance to fall.
The webcast is no longer available.
Post-Test taking for this webcast is no longer available.

Dates and Times

End Date: 12/17/2013

Objectives

As a result of this educational activity, course participants will be able to: RECOGNIZE the patient risk factors for developing osteoporosis; RECOGNIZE the most common kind of fragility fractures.

Webcasts Files

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Geriatric Fragility Fractures - 2

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Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.