Osteoporosis

Describes the signs and symptoms of osteoporosis and its main risk factors. Discusses the role of genetics, menopausal status, medical status and medication use as causative factors. Discusses the methods of diagnosing the disease and recommendations regarding the timing and use of tests for bone mineral density. Identifies the role of diet and exercise in the prevention and treatment of bone loss. Discusses the current research on hormone therapy in prevention. Discusses different treatment options including drug therapy, physical therapy and surgery.
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Hour 1

  1. Introduction: Definition of Osteoporosis
  2. Who does Osteoporosis Affect?
  3. Process of Bone Remodeling
  4. Types and Causes of Osteoporosis
  5. Risk Factors for Osteoporosis

Hour 2

  1. Diagnosis of & Testing For Osteoporosis
  2. The Role of Nutrients in Bone Health

Hour 3

  1. The Management of Osteoporosis
  2. Fast Facts of Osteoporosis
  3. Summary and Conclusion
  4. Post-Test

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the signs and symptoms of osteoporosis and its main risk factors.
  2. Discuss the role of genetics, menopausal status, medical status and medication use as causative factors.
  3. Discuss the methods of diagnosing the disease and recommendations regarding the timing and use of tests for bone mineral density.
  4. Identify the role of diet and exercise in the prevention and treatment of bone loss.
  5. Discuss the current research on hormone therapy in prevention.
  6. Discuss different treatment options including drug therapy, physical therapy and surgery.
Instructor A. St. Charles, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N.
Contact Hours: 3
# of Pages 67
More Information About This Course: Osteoporosis accreditation

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