Osteoporosis


May 13th, 2011 - May 13th, 2014
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

With age comes osteoporosis. This is not anything new to humans, in fact, osteoporosis has been identified in Egyptian mummies from thousands of years ago. It's important to note that physical exercise and vitamin D from sunlight make for sturdy bones. Today on MedNet, we’re going to learn more about the causes of osteoporosis and what we can do to prevent men and women in our practices from developing it.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 5/13/2014

Objectives

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DEMONSTRATE the pathophysiologic basis of various therapies for osteoporosis; EXPLAIN how to assess absolute risk for osteoporotic fracture and IDENTIFY current indications for pharmacologic therapy to decrease risk of osteoporotic fracture

Webcasts Files

File Link

NOF Clinician Guide 2009

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Osteoporosis Final - 2

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Osteoporosis Final - 4

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Speakers

  • Dr. James Allen, MD
    • Osteoporosis
  • Dr. Steven Ing, MD
    • Osteoporosis
  • Dr. Laura Ryan, MD
    • Osteoporosis

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.