Osteoporosis and Osteopenia

Return to Chronic Conditions sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.


Learning Objectives

1. Evaluate elderly patients or patients at risk for low bone mass/osteoporosis using the FRAX® algorithm, and consider the impact of fracture risk scores on patient management.
2. Utilize appropriate prophylactic strategies in patients with low bone mass/osteoporosis.
3. Determine the risks and benefits of maintaining bisphosphonate treatment for greater than 5 years.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2017

Kate Martin, MD, MPH, FAAFP, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Las Vegas

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2017
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