An Overview of Osteoporosis
This course hopes to ignite renewed interest in the study of osteoporosis. A general overview of the skeletal system and how it relates to this disease will be included. The pathophysiology of osteoporosis will be examined as well as risk factors for patients. The most efficacious treatment plans will be included.

Course Publication Date: January 02, 2023

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

Author:Tamara Weaver RN
Course No:OVOST1222
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
Learning Objectives
  • Recall the skeletal system and its function

  • Recall the pathophysiology of osteoporosis

  • Identify 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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