A Condition of Fragile and Porous Bone: Osteoporosis
The purpose of this course is to offer a comprehensive update in understanding osteoporosis and the complications this condition can cause for patients. Efficacious pharmacological and non-pharmacological prevention and treatment options for osteoporosis will be presented.

Course Publication Date: March 13, 2018

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Tamara Weaver RN
Course No:FPB022518
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Oncologic Medicine
Women's Health

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Learning Objectives
  • Review of the skeletal system and its function
  • Engage the reader in understanding the pathophysiology of osteoporosis
  • Describe both skeletal and non-skeletal risk factors for fractures associated with osteoporosis
  • Identify various pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies to reduce fractures associated with osteoporosis.


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