Osteoporosis and Osteopenia

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Estimated time to complete session: 30 min.


 

Learning Objectives

1. Recognize the risk factors for osteoporosis and the impact of comorbidities.
2. Discuss an approach to screening, diagnosing and treating osteoporosis.
3. Understand the behavioral and pharmacologic treatments that can benefit the patient with decreased bone density.
4. Examine the evidence for using complementary/alternative approaches to maintaining appropriate bone density.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
07/28/2017

Edward J. Mayeaux, Jr., MD, FAAFP – Professor and Chairman, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
07/28/2017
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